Tag Archives: tobacco excise tax

Industry disagrees on how to handle tobacco tax evasion

Senate study committee hears various ideas on how to keep retailers from evading the state’s tobacco excise taxes . . .

Tags: David Shafer , revenue department , tax evasion , tobacco excise tax

Political Notes – They still want a tobacco tax increase

Healthcare representatives are hoping that the General Assembly will pass an increase in the excise tax on cigarettes . . .

Tags: American Cancer Society , Ben Tarbutton , Cindy Zeldin , Dean Alford , Don Leebern , Eric Bailey , Georgians for a Healthy Future , Nathan Deal , Roger Lane , Ron Stephens , tobacco excise tax

Leadership will make another push to revise sales tax, income tax

Legislative leaders are poised to make another attempt to raise the state sales tax to pay for a reduction in the state income tax . . .

Tags: Bill Heath , energy tax exemption , Mickey Channell , state income tax , state sales tax , Steve Henson , tax revision , tobacco excise tax , Tommie Williams