Category : Excise tax

EU public consultation on tobacco taxation begins

The European Commission has launched a public consultation to gather views of all stakeholders regarding the taxation of tobacco products.

Differential taxation and heated tobacco products: Do lower excise taxes guarantee higher profits?

In this article we address the impact of different cost structures among competing categories of tobacco products.

European Commission expected to revise tobacco excise Directive

The Council of Europe has asked the European Commission to review Directive 2011/64/EU ("Tobacco Tax Directive") in order to upgrade the regulatory framework of the internal market by harmonizing definitions and tax treatments of novel products, such as liquid for e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products.

Another Canadian province taxes vapor products

The Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador introduces a vapor products tax effective 1 January 2021

Colorado voters approve tax on vapor products

Voters in Colorado approved Proposition EE which will introduce an excise tax on e-cigarettes and other vaping products beginning in 2021.

Are they ignoring the evidence?

Despite all the evidence that vaping is far less harmful to health than smoking politicians and regulators continue to advocate taxes on vapor products. Does that make sense?