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2014-07-17 08:31:08

Declaring 'One Size Does Not Fit All,' Renowned Economist Highlights Why Countries Must Retain Fiscal Sovereignty When Setting Excise Rates LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As excise taxes become increasingly important throughout the world, Dr. Arthur Laffer today released his international tobacco tax handbook, cautioning that "one size does not fit all" in tobacco tax policy and offering governments practical examples and case studies to consider in order to optimize tobacco excise tax...

2014-03-28 12:22:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CLEAR Coalition today reiterated its support for a shale excise tax and applauded efforts led by Sen. Vincent Hughes to force oil companies reaping profits from Pennsylvania to pay their fair share. Sen. Hughes, the Minority Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced plans to introduce legislation to impose a 5-percent severance tax on natural-gas drilling in the state's Marcellus Shale region. The tax would...

2014-01-25 20:20:13

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dick Witcher, outgoing chairman of the American Truck Dealers (ATD), urged dealers to meet with their members of Congress as "the first step in combating regulatory burdens," and that the work of securing the future of dealerships begins with each of them. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/DC45546LOGO ) "One of the continuing challenges in the months ahead will be advancing our agenda in Washington. We have...

2013-11-05 23:26:40

Epstein ensures compliance with medical device excise tax for companies. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP, the largest Georgia-headquartered tax, accounting and business consulting firm, announced today that Ori Epstein has been promoted to senior manager. Clients across the U.S. have questions about the medical device excise tax and its implications to their business. Over the past three years Epstein has focused on the medical device industry,...

2013-07-31 23:24:54

The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) said that manufacturer of Sedan cars that includes Honda Civic got excise duty relief, reports The Financial Express. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Japanese based automaker Honda Civic will now not have to pay excise duty at the higher rate of 30% levied on SUVs. The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) said that manufacturer of Sedan cars that includes Honda Civic got excise duty relief, reports The Financial Express. India’s leading online...

2013-07-25 23:01:56

Health concerns, anti-smoking campaigns and increasing taxes and regulatory restrictions have squeezed the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Cigarette and Tobacco Product Manufacturing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 While the Cigarette and Tobacco Product Manufacturing industry in Australia is restricted to two companies, competition is fierce. Heavy government regulation makes it very difficult...

2012-02-10 12:00:00

Survey from Emergo Group finds that regulatory changes are manufacturers' top concern for 2012 Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 According to a new industry survey conducted by global consultancy Emergo Group, medical device manufacturers plan to increase prices for their products in order to offset the effects of a proposed 2.3% excise tax on all device sales in the US set to take effect in 2013. The annual survey queried 180 medical device industry CEOs, Presidents and Managing...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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