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Alcohol and tobacco taxes in the European Community

J. A. Kay

Alcohol and tobacco taxes in the European Community

criteria for harmonisation

by J. A. Kay

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Published by University of Essex, Dept. of Economics in [Colchester] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Kay and Michael Keen.
SeriesDiscussion paper series / University of Essex, Department of Economics -- no.271
ContributionsKeen, Michael.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17288790M

Ohsfeldt RL, Boyle RG. Tobacco excise taxes and rates of smokeless tobacco use in the US: an exploratory ecological analysis. Tob Control ; 3(4) Ohsfeldt, RL, Boyle RG, Capilouto E. Effects of tobacco excise taxes on the use of smokeless tobacco products in the United States. Health Econ ; 6(5) On average, raising tobacco taxes to increase prices by 10% would reduce tobacco use by 4% in high-income countries and by around 5% in low- and middle-income countries. Tobacco tax in Europe – the global context The WHO European Region leads the way globally in tobacco tax increases and has made great progress in recent Size: 1MB.

The importance of alcohol taxes as an alcohol control measure has decreased as the real value of alcohol excise duty rates has decreased in most EU countries during the last decades. Discussion. In most European countries the share of alcohol taxes of the price of alcoholic beverages is quite by: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Mission Statement. To collect alcohol, tobacco, firearms and ammunition excise taxes, to ensure that alcohol beverages are labeled, advertised, and marketed in accordance with the law, and to administer the laws and regulations in a manner that protects the revenue, protects the. TOBACCO TAX 6 PE rev.1 Chart 1: As Cigarette Prices Rise, Consumption Falls Source: World Bank 2. TOBACCO TAXATION IN THE EU Revenues and Rates Within the European Union, tobacco taxation represents a significant source of revenue.


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Alcohol and tobacco taxes in the European Community by J. A. Kay Download PDF EPUB FB2

This section refers to excise duties to be paid by economic operators (businesses) - for more information on the amount of alcohol, tobacco or cash you can bring when you travel as a private person – visit the Your Europe website. Excise duties are indirect taxes on the sale or use of specific products, such as alcohol, tobacco and revenue from these excise duties goes entirely.

Tobacco taxation in the European Union: an overview (English) Abstract. The European Union has a long experience in tobacco tax harmonization, which provides useful lessons learned.

In the European Union, tobacco tax harmonization took place in stages, and currently all Member States have agreed upon definitions, tax base Cited by: 2. King James I, King of England and Ireland, imposed the first levy on tobacco inan import tax of 6 shillings 10 pence to the pound. Today, Ireland and the United Kingdom levy the highest excise duties on cigarettes in the European Union (EU), at € (US $) and € ($) per cigarette pack, respectively.

This compares to an EU average of € ($). Low-and-middle income countries continue to face a growing burden of morbidity and mortality attributable to the consumption of tobacco, alcohol and.

Kay, John A. and Keen, Michael J. ‘Alcohol and Tobacco Taxes in the European Community: Criteria for Harmonisation.’ Institute for Fiscal Studies, Working Pa b. Google ScholarCited by: 6.

Tobacco and Alcohol Excise Taxes for Improving Public Health and Revenue Outcomes: Marrying Sin and Virtue. Richard M. Bird1 Professor Emeritus University of Toronto JEL codes: H, H, H, H, I, I Joseph L. Rotman School of Management University of Toronto St.

Taxation. Significant increases in the taxes and prices of tobacco products is the most cost effective measure to reduce tobacco use. This, combined with other tobacco control measures, such as advertising bans and public smoking prohibitions help ensures the effectiveness of tobacco control demand reduction measures.

The research is clear: increases in tobacco taxes decrease tobacco use. Indeed, raising taxes on tobacco and thereby increasing its price is one of the most effective ways to reduce tobacco use. Prices affect virtually all measures of cigarette use, including per-capita consumption, smoking rates and the number of cigarettes smoked daily.

The legislative proposal will now be submitted to the European Parliament and the European Economic and Social Committee for consultation and to the Council for adoption. Excise duties on alcoholic beverages. Excise duties on alcohol are regulated through two main pieces of EU legislation.

The Directive 92/83/EEC on excise on duties sets out. Health taxes on alcohol and cigarettes imposed by the Federal government of the United States have been very stable since This paper summarizes research that shows that increased taxation, which results in higher prices, would discourage alcohol abuse and cigarette smoking.

Alcohol taxes are placed on all alcoholic beverages, ranging from beer and wine to hard liquor. There are two taxes -- a state alcohol tax and a federal excise tax. The tax is used in a variety of ways, ranging from helping those who struggle with problems relating to alcohol to anti-drunk driving campaigns to being placed in the general fund.

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Objectives To determine the extent to which increased taxes on alcohol and tobacco products in Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries might successfully reduce consumption of those products and raise revenues, which could then be channeled into noncommunicable disease (NCD) prevention and control initiatives.

Methods. The Tobacco Tax Simulation (TaXSiM) model, which was developed. Tobacco Tax / Cigarette Tax: A tax imposed on cigarettes to help pay for healthcare for the state's poor and contribute to cancer research and Author: Julia Kagan.

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, statutorily named the Tax and Trade Bureau and frequently shortened to TTB, is a bureau of the United States Department of the Treasury, which regulates and collects taxes on trade and imports of alcohol, tobacco, and firearms within the United States.

TTB was created on Januwhen the Homeland Security Act of split the Headquarters: G Street NW, Washington, D.C. The quoted income tax rate is, except where noted, the top rate of tax: most jurisdictions have lower rate of taxes for low levels of income.

Some countries also have lower rates of corporation tax for smaller companies. Inthe top rates of most European countries were above 60%. Today most European countries have rates below 50%. Alcohol taxes lost a lot of value due to inflation Alcohol taxes have decreased over the past few decades.

That’s not just because lawmakers have cut. The Tobacco Atlas — a partnership between the American Cancer Society, Inc. and Vital Strategies — is a free online resource and companion book that map the nature and magnitude of the tobacco epidemic and chart a course toward clear, proven solutions.

Introduction. Controlling the price of alcohol, usually through taxation, has long been established as an effective approach to address the burden that alcohol places upon society, and it is listed by the World Health Organization as a ‘best buy’ policy 1.A public health perspective favours tax systems under which tax increases as alcohol content increases : Colin Angus, John Holmes, Petra S.

Meier. Increased consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) has been linked to increases in obesity in both high-income and low- and middle-income countries. Tobacco and alcohol taxes have proven to be effective tools to reduce tobacco and alcohol use.

Many public health advocates propose using similar taxes to reduce consumption of by: Revenue Code of (IRC) associated with the collection of excise taxes on alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and ammunition, and the Federal Alcohol Administration (FAA) Act, which provides for the regulation of the alcohol beverage industry and the protection of U.S.

consumers.Excise taxes on alcohol and tobacco have long been a dependable and significant revenue source in many countries. More recently, considerable attention has been paid to the way in which such taxes may also be used to attain public health objectives by Cited by: 1.