Silver Lining in the Tanning Tax

U.S. taxpayers are under siege as the Obama administration and Congress cook up "creative" ways to generate revenue that can pay for our expanding platter of social entitlements. Excise taxes generate billions for the government to spend. The new 10 percent tanning services tax being introduced...

State Net Capitol Journal – April 7, 2014; Cigarette Taxes Spurring Costly Crime

Budget & Taxes CIGARETTE TAXES SPURRING COSTLY CRIME: Forty-seven states, the District of Columbia and New York City have increased their tobacco taxes a total of 113 times since 2000, according to the Federation of Tax Administrators. All that activity has created wide disparities in the price...