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How carbon taxes can succeed

September 25, 2019

The political leeway for carbon taxes is greater than commonly assumed. Political scientists at ETH have shown how…
Tax on sugar-sweetened beverages could save money for people and healthcare systems

May 31, 2018

Taxes can benefit the economy, country and even local communities. But can you imagine a tax that would…
Federal financial interventions and subsidies in U.S. energy markets declined since 2013

April 26, 2018

EIA has updated its report on federal financial interventions and subsidies in energy markets, covering the 2016 U.S. government…
Enrico Letta and Pascal Lamy urge European leaders to use a green tax shift to fix the EU budget

February 22, 2018

The EU should fill its post-Brexit budget gap with new revenues from taxing transport, which is Europe’s biggest…
Study: More disclosure drives major companies to pay more in taxes

January 13, 2017

Imagine you’re a baseball pitcher in the early innings against a hot-hitting team. Testing the umpire’s strike zone,…
Tax on sugary drinks makes society healthier, but also brings economic benefits

November 12, 2016

Have you ever heard about sugar or soda tax? Many countries around the world, struggling for a healthier…
Higher Cigarette Taxes Linked to Fewer Infant Deaths

December 2, 2015

Higher taxes and prices for cigarettes are strongly associated with lower infant mortality rates in the United States,…
Before recent transfer, Highway Trust Fund had reached its lowest level in years

November 12, 2015

Earlier this year, the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) reached its lowest level in decades, ending July at $6.1…
Poll on economic issues finds Californians oppose higher gas taxes, registration fees

September 2, 2015

Most Californians oppose higher gas taxes or vehicle registration fees, even when they are told that the state…
Major fossil fuel-producing states rely heavily on severance taxes

August 24, 2015

Several states that produce large amounts of fossil fuels rely heavily on severance tax revenue—taxes based on the…
Online retailers have clear advantage by not collecting sales tax

April 23, 2014

Two independent studies use two very different approaches to reach the same conclusion: some online retailers really do…
How widespread is tax evasion?

April 14, 2014

Tax evasion is widely assumed to be an eternal problem for governments — but how widespread is it?…
Nutrient-based tax could cut nation’s medical bills

January 20, 2014

To reduce obesity-related disease in America, many policymakers and public health officials have proposed either taxing products that…
Environmental fiscal reform would improve the environment and reduce the informal economy

December 30, 2013

Measures to improve the environment and the efficiency of the tax system are proposed: CO2 emissions should be…
EU fishing fleets reap profits while taxpayers foot the bill

December 2, 2013

The European Union’s taxpayers are paving the way for fishing fleets to reel in valuable catch in developing…
Repeal of Australia’s carbon tax moves closer

November 21, 2013

Protesters hold a placard during a rally against a carbon tax in Sydney on July 1, 2012 A…
Apple insists pays full share of taxes in Italy

November 15, 2013

Apple said that it fully pays the taxes it owes everywhere, and was confident that a tax evasion…
Bitcoin’s dilemma: go mainstream, or stay radical?

September 3, 2013

Burning a hole in your virtual pocket. zcopley Bitcoin enthusiasts and libertarians the world over are in a state…
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