How A Tobacco Tax Increase Would Negatively Impact South Carolina

Another Year, Another Tax Hike Proposal: How A Tobacco Tax Increase Would Negatively Impact South Carolina Tax and spend advocates have long argued that South Carolina needs to increase its sales tax on tobacco. For years their rationale was that South Carolina needed the extra tax revenue to provide a quick fix solution to the […]

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Fiscal Impact of the 2005 Universal Scholarship Tax Credit Proposal

By: Cotton Lindsay, Ph.D. Click here to view the PDF version of this report.

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No Taxation Through Litigation

Written by: Peter J. Ferrara In his State of the Union Address in January, 1999, President Clinton announced that the Justice Dept. is preparing a litigation plan to take the tobacco companies to court. Clinton had ordered the Justice Dept. to sue cigarette manufacturers to recover the alleged costs paid by Medicare to treat smoking […]

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