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- Lawmakers approve cigarette tax. BARKER, CYRIL JOSH // New York Amsterdam News;6/24/2010, Vol. 101 Issue 26, p4
The article reports on the approval of the cigarette tax in New York City which will take effect on July 1, 2010, wherein the tax on cigarettes will be raised from 2.75 up to 4.35 U.S. dollars, making New York City and state as the highest in terms of the imposition of taxes on cigarettes in the...
- Questions Surround Tobacco Tax Debate. Williams, Walt // State Journal (WV);2/18/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p26
The article focuses on issues concerning a proposed bill that would raise West Virginia's cigarette tax by 1 dollar per pack.
- Congress ratifies sin tax bill. // Filipino Reporter;12/14/2012, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p17
The article reports on the approval of the sin tax bill by the Philippine Congress. It states that the Congress has voted 10-9 of the bill without abstention in the restructuring of tobacco taxes and alcohol products. According to the author, the bill mandates the Department of Labor and...
- Florida hikes tobacco taxes. // Sales & Use Tax Alert;6/1/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p5
The article deals with the cigarette tax provisions enacted by Florida. The provisions will take effect beginning July 1, 2009. These will include the addition of a surcharge on cigarettes and on other tobacco products, the collection procedures for mail order, Internet and remote sales of...
- TOBACCO PRODUCTS TAX ACT. // Native American Law Digest;Apr2007, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p15
The article states that the judgment in Keweenaw Bay Indian Community vs. Jay Rising affirmed Michigan's right to collect taxes under the Tobacco Products Tax Act when products are sold on tribal land. The Community and Michigan were not able to negotiate a new tax agreement after 1997, although...
- A THEORY OF VERTICAL POLITICAL INTERACTION IN CIGARETTE TAXATION. MAMUN, KHAWAJA A. // Indian Journal of Economics & Business;Aug2012, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p261
This paper examines the political interdependence of federal and state cigarette tax rates. We develop a lobby group model where a state's endogenous reaction to a federal cigarette tax hike depends crucially on the political responses of the cigarette producer and anti-smoking lobby groups.
- The cross-effects of cigarette and betel nut consumption in Taiwan: have tax increases made a difference? Sheng-Hung Chen; Jie-Min Lee; Hsiang-Hsi Liu; Hui-Cheng Wang; Chun-Yuan Ye // Health Policy & Planning;May2011, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p266
This paper empirically identifies cross-price elasticities of betel nut and cigarette consumption in Taiwan based on the Central Bureau of Statistics demand model. It compares reduction of cigarette consumption as a result of the proposed Betel Nut Health Tax with reduction of betel nut...
- Reagan Signs 45-Day Cigarette-Tax Extension. J. R. S. // Education Week;10/9/1985, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p8
The article focuses on the decision of President Ronald Reagan to sign the 45-Day Cigarette-Tax Extension into law in the U.S. The law will prevent 17 states from capturing part of the tax to support education and other state services. The House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance...
- South Dakota nixes, Mississippi raises cigarette taxes. // National Petroleum News;Mar2005, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p13
Presents updates on cigarette tax increase proposals in the states of South Dakota and Mississippi as of March 2005. South Dakota House Taxation Committee's rejection of a proposal to increase the state cigarette tax; Increase of cigarette taxes by the Mississippi House; Revenue plans.