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  • Advantages Of Indirect Tax

    Question: What advantages might indirect taxes have over direct taxes? Answer: Indirect taxes are mostly taxes on spending, which is usually in the supply chain transferred to the consumer as part of the price of a product. As a result, the consumer ends up paying the tax by paying more for the good or service. Examples of indirect taxes could be VAT and a number of excise duties on alcohol, tobacco and oil. On the other hand, direct taxes are taxes levied directly on the income of an organization or individual. It is completely different to indirect taxes as it is just paid to one entity. Income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax and corporation tax are also categorized as direct tax. It is argued that high level of indirect tax may create…

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  • The Origins Of The Whiskey Rebellion

    The Whiskey Rebellion was an uprising of western Pennsylvanian farmers caused by the excise tax on American manufactured whiskey. Alexander Hamilton, the Secretary of the Treasury, proposed this tax to reduce the debt that the United States had acquired during the Revolutionary War. Hamilton also hoped to reduce the amount of alcohol people drank; in 1791 the average American adult consumed six gallons of hard liquor yearly. Western farmers were not able to sail their crops down the Mississippi…

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  • The Importance Of Tobacco Regulations

    adverse impact on the financial condition or operations of the Group(Annual Financial Report,2016) Excise and Tax Originally the government used to tax tobacco products just like any other commodity, but this trend is slowly changing (Chaloupka & Warner., 2000). Governments realized that even though they were restricting their citizens from the consumption of tobacco by increasing the price of the commodity the product would still be utilized. Most governments have decided to cash in on the…

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  • Sugar Sweetened Beverages Analysis

    in order to generate a decrease in consumption, promoting people to make a wise selection to reduce the rate of obesity. The ascending consumption of sugar sweetened beverages is presented as the “largest driver of the obesity epidemic”. Imposing an excise tax may be a solution to this preventable problem. Demanding taxation on sugar sweetened beverages will produce a revenue. Brownell along…

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  • The Immediate Action To Limiting Tobacco Consumption Case Study

    First is increasing tobacco excise. As stated by Ahsan and Wiyono (2007), any increase in excise duty of 10% would reduce consumption by 4% in developed countries and 8% in developing countries. Secondly, total ban of cigarette advertising. By implementing this policy, we will protect children and adolescents, which are the main target of cigarette manufacturers. The tobacco industries recognized that children and young people are an asset for their business sustainability. Therefore, the…

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  • British American Tobacco (BAT)

    British American Tobacco is the 2nd biggest transnational tobacco manufacturing company based in the UK. BAT has a large market presence in countries such as Brazil, Canada and former British colonies in Asia such as Pakistan and Australia. It also holds a 42% interest in Reynolds American (NYSE:RAI), thereby having an important amount of indirect exposure to the U.S. market. According to Business Premiere, (BAT) has established a strong market position over the years with the use of Global…

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  • The Whiskey Rebellion

    Washington. Washington set many precedents for American presidency and faced many challenges. One such challenge was a national debt incurred from the war. Washington still needed to prove that the United States of America under her newly ratified constitution was worthy of respect and was true to her word. Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of Treasury under Washington, had many proposals for lightening the debt load, but not all were received by Congress. [FOUR PILLAR IDEA, SUCCESSES AND FAILURE].…

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  • Swanwick Vs Fitzsimmon Case Study

    represent you and your opinions. In order to make elections swift and easy, early government founders created the idea of a democracy, where, we the people have the right to elect whomever we choose. The first congressional one, involving running candidates such as, the later election winner, Swanwick, and his running mate, Fitzsimmon. The factors surrounding Swanwick's congressional debut were the Whiskey Rebellion, excise tax and the yellow fever epidemic. Because of its immense amount of…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Smoking Research Paper

    adversely affects the poor, they have been shown to be effective in curbing smoking rates, contributing to a healthier population, and provide lasting economic benefits for everyone. Tobacco companies and local governments are aware that an increase in cigarette taxes leads to a decrease in consumption, effectively curbing smoking rates (Boon). The increase in tobacco excise taxes are passed along to consumers in the form of higher cigarettes prices which reduces smoking rates in several…

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  • To What Extent Did Thomas Jefferson Win The Election Of 1800

    election of 1800 pitted Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr against each other. Jefferson believed in an agricultural society and small government. Burr fought for the continuation of big central government. When Jefferson won the election it was significant because of a smooth change in political parties, where the transfer of power was uneventful. During Jefferson’s term, the Alien and Sedition Acts expired. These were set up by Federalists in retaliation to the Democratic-republican party. Once…

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