Marijuana Tax Problems

Creating perverse tax incentives, tax section 280E stops legal marijuana businesses from taking deductions because it is a federally controlled substance.…

The Cigarette Tax Problem

Deciding whether they want revenue, prohibition or smuggling, lawmakers have to decide how high to make sin taxes on items like cigarettes.…

An Offer Sriracha Cannot Refuse?

Hearing tax incentives and “sensible” regulation, will Sriracha move from Irwindale, California to Texas? Last year, Irwindale residents complained that the local Sriracha processing plant…

Law & Order and Jimmy Fallon

States can use taxes for more than revenue. Our story begins when NYC lost the $79 million that Law & Order generated annually because NBC cancelled the show. Just feeding the actors for 14 years …

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