Berkeley’s Soda Tax Surprise

Because Berkeley’s sugary drink tax has had little impact on price, researchers suggest that lawmakers insufficiently considered elasticity and incidence.

Sales Tax Decisions

A buttered bagel is a sandwich but not an unsliced bagel–unless you eat it in the store. Subject to the New York State sandwich tax, so too are burritos, wraps, BLTs and buttered rolls.  Plan to buy fudge? You will…