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Do excise taxes save lives?

Brendan M. Walsh

Do excise taxes save lives?

the Irish experience with alcohol taxation

by Brendan M. Walsh

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Published by University College Dublin in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBrendan M. Walsh.
SeriesPolicy papers / University College Dublin. Centre for Economic Research -- 86/20
ContributionsUniversity College Dublin. Centre for Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination18, (2)p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17261031M

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Do excise taxes save lives? by Brendan M. Walsh Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Task Force on Fiscal Policy for Health released the “Health Taxes to Save Lives” report, calling on all countries to significantly raise their excise taxes on tobacco, alcohol and sugary beverages.

The report concluded that few interventions have the power to save as many lives as raising tobacco, alcohol and sugary beverage taxes. This paper studies the effects of changes in the level of indirect taxation of alcoholic beverages on alcohol-related problems.

Using time series data for Ireland the following topics are explored: (1) the effect of changes in taxation on the retail price of alcohol; (2) the effect of changes in the retail price on the consumption of alcohol; and (3) the association between changes in alcohol Cited by: Excise taxes are special taxes on specific goods or activities—such as gasoline, tobacco or gambling—rather than general tax bases such as income or consumption.

Excise taxes are often included in the final price of products and services, and are often hidden to consumers. Overall, excise taxes account for less than 10 percent of all federal receipts. All 50 states and many local. The federal government imposes excise taxes on a variety of products and services that are manufactured in or imported into the United States.

Business collect excise taxes and pay these excise taxes over the the government. Excise taxes apply to alcoholic beverages, tobacco, firearms, airfares, telephone service, and many other products and services.

Do excise taxes save lives. The Irish experience with alcohol taxation. By Brendan M. Walsh. Topics: Alcohol--Taxation--Ireland, Alcoholic beverages--Taxation--Ireland, Drinking of alcoholic beverages--Ireland, Alcoholism--Ireland Author: Brendan M.

Walsh. This item is available under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Ireland. No item may be reproduced for commercial purposes. For other possible restrictions on use please refer to the publisher's URL where this is made available, or to notes contained in the item itself. Like sales taxes, excise taxes are often paid when a transaction occurs.

As a result, the may be based on the value of the transaction. Unlike sales taxes, excise taxes only apply to specific items or services.

Sales taxes generally apply to all transactions, with limited exceptions. Also, excise taxes may not require a transaction. Sin taxes do not raise revenue unless people use the product, and they do not save lives unless people avoid the product. Will not many of those who want to raise the revenue want people to commit the sin of using the product.

We can take comfort. In the United States, tobacco is taxed by federal, state, and local governments.

Tobacco products are taxed in two ways: the unit tax, which is based on a constant nominal rate per unit (that is, per pack of cigarettes), and the ad valorem tax, which is based on a constant fraction of either wholesale or retail price.

Currently, federal taxes on cigarettes, small cigars, and smokeless tobacco. The effective federal excise tax rate varies depending on the income bracket of the individual with the Top 1% of earners paying about % in excise taxes and the bottom 40% paying around % in excise taxes.

This is largely because of the taxes on gasoline that almost all individuals pay. Gasoline and other essentials make up a larger. When the cigarette excise tax increases made cigarettes more expensive in Cyprus, some tobacco users quit, while others switched to relatively cheaper roll-your-own tobacco.

Only after a substantial tax increase on roll-your-own tobacco had reduced the price difference between the two products indid the sales of both cigarettes. An excise tax is a tax on the use or consumption of certain products. Excise taxes (sometimes called "duties") are sometimes included in the price of a product, such as motor fuels, cigarettes, and alcohol.

Excise taxes may also be imposed on some activities, like gambling. Excise taxes may be imposed by the federal government or by a state.

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Sample Round-Trip Itinerary Sold January 1, Peoria (PIA) – Raleigh/Durham (RDU) via Chicago O’Hare (ORD). “If all countries increased their excise taxes to raise prices on tobacco, alcohol, and sugary beverages by 50 percent, over 50 million premature deaths could be averted worldwide over the next 50 years while raising over US $20 trillion of additional revenues in present discounted value.”.

An excise tax is a tax that governments may decide to impose on certain goods and services, such as alcohol. Federal, state, and local governments can create excise taxes, which are typically incorporated into the prices that consumers pay.

South Africa has some catching up to do. Cigarette excise taxes in South Africa - at 52 percent of the retail price - are well below the levels recommended by WHO and the World Bank.

WHO recommends that taxes should comprise 70 percent of the retail price of cigarettes, and the World Bank that it is between 66 – 80 percent of the retail price. Do I need to pay sales tax on a house I buy using cash. If you inherit a home or buy a property using cash, often there is not a sales tax obligation until you sell the property and realize a gain.

But you may want to check with a lawyer to find out what (if. State, and local governments impose excise taxes on alcoholic beverages. An excise tax is based on the quantity of alcoholic beverage purchased, in contrast to a sales tax, which is based on the price of a purchased good.

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