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  1. South Dakota voters may soon decide whether to increase the state’s tax on tobacco. Rep. Mark Mickelson (R) is trying to get two questions on the ballot that would raise the state’s tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products to raise additional revenue for the general fund, tobacco prevention programs, and technical school funding. Currently, […]
  2. On July 1, Nevada retailers plan to begin selling recreational marijuana, seven months after recreational marijuana usage was approved by the Question 2 ballot measure. Nevada lawmakers needed to move swiftly, but thoughtfully, to establish regulation and collection of taxes on recreational marijuana sales. When the 2017 legislative session adjourned on June 6, Nevada lawmakers […]
  3. After months of discussions, hearings, political maneuvering, and education, the Oregon legislature has abandoned its efforts to create a gross receipts tax this legislative session. This morning, Governor Kate Brown, Speaker Tina Kotek, and Senate President Peter Courtney announced that all consideration would stop until 2019. Following the defeat of Measure 97 on the ballot […]
  4. Move over, Andrew Luck: Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is on track to supplant the Indianapolis Colts quarterback as the highest-paid player in the National Football League by signing a five-year, $125 million contract. That works out to $25 million a year—but, as ESPN’s Adam Schefter has noted, Carr has a strong incentive to backload […]
  5. Compared to taxes on alcoholic beverages such as wine and beer, distilled spirits are taxed at much higher rates across the states, ostensibly to adjust for higher alcohol content. Today’s map shows how spirits excise taxes in your state compare. Data for this map comes from the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States. To […]

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