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  • Laws And State Cigarette Tax Revenue
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    H 1 States with Smoking Bans and Cigarette Sales Each year 440,000 people die, in the United States alone, from the effects of cigarette smoking (American Cancer Society, 2004). As discussed by Scheraga & Calfee (1996) as early as the 1950's the U.S. government has utilized several methods to curb the incidence of smoking, from fear advertising to published health warnings. Kao & Tremblay (1988) and Tremblay & Tremblay (1995) agreed that these early interventions by the U.S. government were inst...
  • Elimination Of A State Sales Tax
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    With the Internet growing in popularity every day, traffic on the Internet has doubled every 100 days (NCPA); the thought of taxing the Internet has become a heated discussion. Proponents of the tax say it will generate large profits for local and state governments through sales tax. While opponents state that the public has become accustomed to not paying taxes online, and that taxing would slow the rapid growth of Internet commerce. The Clinton administration has decided not to tax transaction...
  • Sales Tax Burden From Multiple Tax Jurisdictions
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    The Internet has created a world without borders. Consumers can purchase goods and services from around the world by going online and comparison shop for whatever they wish, be it a computer, a car, a book, and make their purchases, all tax-free, unless the vendor has a store in their state. The current tax system recognizes over 30,000 tax jurisdictions, within the 30,000 tax jurisdictions, there are more than 7,000 separate state and local tax rates that cover all goods and services. The sales...
  • Tax Bodies Rights Of Taxpayers
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    Financial Law Report "The Tax Law" Student: Julia Efim ova Academy supervisors: Ekaterina Vladimirovna Bagreeva Per Oy vind Berg-Knudsen Moscow 2006 Contents TOC o "1-2" h z u Introduction 1. Taxes and the Tax Law 2. Taxpayers 3. Tax authorities 4. Tax offences 4.1 Court Proceeding in a tax offence case Conclusion Bibliography Introduction Among economic instruments, by means of which the state influences market economy, taxes play the important role. In conditions of market economy any state wi...
  • Casinos To The State Of Massachusetts
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    Bay State in Trouble The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is in trouble. As the Big Dig gets closer to completion and the unemployment rate rises in the state, what are lawmakers doing to help boost the economy and close the deficit? Heading into the fiscal year 2005, Massachusetts is facing a record deficit of close to two billion dollars. Lawmakers on Beacon Hill are scrambling for solutions, but seem to be coming up empty handed. With the elections drawing nearer and nearer, and local state cont...
  • Great Fears Over Calonne's Land Tax Proposals
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    "How Serious Was The Pre-Revolutionary Financial Crisis Between 1786-88, And How Significant Was The Clash Between The Notables And Calonne In Failing To Solve It?" On the twentieth of august 1786 Charles Alexandre de Calonne, comptroller-general of the royal finances, informed King Louis XVI that the state was on the verge of a financial meltdown. Whilst not having exact details to the financial figures to show the full extent of the problem, it is never the less recognized that France was in s...
  • Safety From Foreign Attacks
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    What About Here At Home? With America at the heels of its President, it is now time to strike. Against terrorists, yes, but that's not what I'm talking about here. It is time for the government to strike here at home. To reinsure safety to its citizens is the primary goal for the government right now - safety from foreign attacks, but also economic safety. In order to do so, I am offering an idea so profound, so absurd, that many of you will not be able handle it. What the government should do r...
  • 15 Billion Bond Issue And The Budget
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    California's Republican governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, outlined a budget proposal January 9 that constitutes a massive assault on health, education and other social service programs upon which millions of people in the state rely. The $99 billion budget is aimed at eliminating a $14.3 billion gap between expected tax revenues and expenditures. It will include $4.6 billion in cuts, $1 billion in fund shifts from gasoline taxes (by postponing road construction projects) and an additional $2 bill...
  • First Federal Income Tax
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    The amendments were wrote to amend parts of the Constitution of the United States. I have got info in the sixteenth amendment. I will be writing this report in the order that our note taking guide goes. What the amendment was about: The 16th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States, proposed July 12, 1909, ratified in 1913, gives congress the power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived and is the basis for all federal income tax legislation, previously the s...
  • Major Need For Reforming Tennessee's Tax System
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    Tennessee's Tax Reform Problem During the last couple months, Tennessee's Governor Don Sundquist, has been trying to resolve a major problem brewing in Tennessee. The proposed budget for the State of Tennessee has a budget shortfall of $382 million dollars. Representatives in Nashville have been working vigorously to find a way to fix the deficit. Governor Don Sundquist wants to impose a state income tax to meet the budget deficit. The state of Tennessee has a rather outdated tax system (1999, p...
  • Period For Amnesty Applications There
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    Introduction One of the most significant and controversial aspects of South Africa's fiscal agenda this year is the income tax and exchange control amnesty. The amnesty frees individuals from civil penalties and criminal liabilities for the illegal shifting of funds offshore in contravention of exchange control on or before 28 February 2002. It also releases taxpayers from all income taxes, interest and civil and criminal penalties stemming from the failure to disclose gross income or capital ga...
  • Child Labor Tax Law
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    Child Labor Tax Case No. 657, Bailey vs. Drexel Furniture Co. Citation 259 U.S. 20 (1922). The case was argued March 8, 1922, and decided on May 15, 1922. This case asks the question of the constitutional amendment of the Child Labor Tax Law. Drexel Furniture Co., the plaintiff, was a manufacture of furniture in the Western District of North Carolina. On the day of September 20, 1921, Drexel received a notice from Bailey. Bailey was the United States collector of internal revenue for the distric...
  • First Major Court Case About Poll Taxes
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    Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary election or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax. This amendment, the twenty fourth added to the United States Constitution, was ratified on January 23, 1964. It banned the use of the poll tax and oth...

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