INSIGHTS: CIGARETTE TAXES AND CIGARETTE SMUGGLING BY STATE Guest Columnist Ulrik Boesen, Senior Policy Analyst, Excise Taxes at the Tax Foundation. Reprinted with permission Key Findings: Excessive tax rates on cigarettes in some states induce substantial black and gray market movement of … [Read more...]
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INSIGHTS: BUSINESS STARTUPS SOAR GUEST COLUMNIST: Chris Edwards, director of tax policy studies at Cato Institute and editor of DownSizingGovernment.org. Reprinted with permission With the health crisis and recession, many restaurants and other businesses have been hit hard. Some businesses, … [Read more...]
INSIGHTS: WHY AMERICA IS EXPERIENCING TWO ECONOMIC RECOVERIES Guest Columnist: John Miltimore, Managing Editor at Foundation for Economic Education. Reprinted with permission. Nations across the world are still reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic, which triggered a global recession following … [Read more...]
INSIGHTS: NEW CENSUS DATA SHOWS STATES BEAT REVENUE EXPECTATIONS IN FY 2020 Guest Columnist: Jared Walchak, Vice President, State Projects at the Tax Foundation. Reprinted with permission. Key Findings State tax collections declined 5.5 percent in FY 2020 according to new Census data, … [Read more...]
INSIGHTS: COVID'S IMPACT ON THE BEER INDUSTRY Guest Columnist: Lester Jones, Chief Economist, National Beer Wholesalers Association Across the country, COVID-19’s impact on the beverage alcohol industry is overwhelming since Mid-March (week 12) of 2020. From on-premise closures to supply chain … [Read more...]