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[South Africa] Illegal cigarettes in SA sell for less than the tax payable on a single pack

Over the past three years, we have seen a rapid and significant growth in the availability of cigarette brands selling below the tax owed to Sars. Tax alone on a packet of 20 is R17.85, yet cigarettes are sold all over the country for as little as R5 a p
BusinessLive (za)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:15
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[California] Calif. AG Blasts Tribal Biz's Challenge To Tobacco Taxes ($$)

urged a federal court to dismiss a business entity of the Big Sandy Rancheria Band of Western Mono Indians' challenge to certain state taxes linked to the sale of tobacco products, saying the tribal entity is not exempt from the taxes. Attorney General
Law360
added Sep 18, 2018 21:31
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[Asia] WHO calls Pakistan to introduce uniform tobacco taxation structure

(WHO) has called upon the government of Pakistan to simplify tobacco taxation through a uniform tax structure; increase tobacco taxation to 70% of the retail price; and immediately withdraw the third tier of taxation introduced by the previous government
The News (pk)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:11
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Estimated impact of the GST on tobacco products in India

To examine the potential impact of the goods and services tax (GST)...for cigarettes, the specific cess constitutes the majority of tax revenue, and therefore, it must be revised regularly to protect revenue and keep real prices from falling. In addition,
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:32
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World's biggest tobacco companies aim to kill Montana healthcare initiative

Industry heavyweights fiercely oppose proposed $2 tax hike on packs of cigarettes to be used to fund Medicaid in the state
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2018 21:00
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Two companies pay 98pc tobacco industry tax’

Multinational cigarette companies have claimed that they pay almost all taxes collected from the industry. Philip Morris Pakistan and Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) pay around 98 per cent of the total amount of taxes that the government collects from th
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 15, 2018 03:33
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New York’s Tribal Cigarette Tax Ruling Heads To High Court ($$)

U.S. Supreme Court intervention is needed to correct a New York appeals court’s decision allowing the state to collect taxes on cigarettes sold on an Indian reservation to nontribal members because the ruling goes against state law and an 1842 treaty, a
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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[Israel] State Seeks Further Delay on Taxation of Loose Tobacco

in the latest twist on the ongoing saga, the state has asked for another delay. The court got involved after anti-smoking groups filed a petition demanding that the tax rate for loose tobacco be raised to the same level as that of cigarettes. The Finance
Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper for Torah Jewry
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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[Alaska] Kenai Peninsula Borough assembly unanimously votes down cigarette tax

A cigarette and tobacco products tax was voted down unanimously by the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly last Tuesday, but residents may see it on the agenda again later this year. The tax proposal was brought forth by assembly member Willy Dunne as a
Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Sep 12, 2018 14:10
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The Health 202: Montana is voting on whether the tobacco industry should pay for Medicaid expansion

The tobacco industry has spent more than $9 million to date to persuade Montana voters to vote "no" on a ballot initiative to make Medicaid expansion permanent in the state, according to state campaign finance filings. The reason that tobacco companies
Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2018 13:59
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