Cigarette Excise Taxes and Those Without Political Voice


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Cigarette Excise Taxes and Those Without Political Voice
In the macroeconomic sense, government acquires inflows through taxation. As part of fiscal policy, a government can decide to increase or decrease tax levels as a means to offset projected deficiencies in real gross domestic product brought on by fluctuations in consumption, investment or net exports. In addition to traditional earnings taxes, government may also choose to enact taxes on certain goods or services. Often, the matter becomes decided upon as much from a social perspective as an economic one. As the danger of cigarette smoking has become more and more well known, politicians and civic leaders have looked at strategies to curtail the number of new and existing smokers....
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