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Excise Taxes

Your Margarita Could Get A Lot Cheaper, Thanks To A Proposed Liquor Tax Bill

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.28.2015 | Taste

Tired of paying $14 for just one lousy cocktail? Then you might like the bill that Representatives Todd Young (R-Ind.) and John Yarmuth (D-Ken.) i...

Joe Satran

Soda Taxes Might Save 2,600 Lives A Year | Joe Satran | Posted 01.16.2012 | Home

People get emotional when you bring up the idea of a soda tax. Proponents of the tax are quick to compare it to excise taxes on cigarettes. They argue...

Health Care's Next Big Fight: Tax the Rich or Slam Workers?

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

Neither the House nor Senate versions of the health care bill could offer the extensive, affordable coverage that reformers are hoping for or that Democrats have been promoting.