Two days ago, Fiji Water's only production plant announced that it was shutting its doors, following a significant bottled water tax raise by the country's military ruler. (There was talk of sourcing the water somewhere other than in Fiji, but then it wouldn't really be "Fiji Water," anymore, would it?) The announcement saddened many here in the U.S., as Fiji water is probably … [Read more...] about Fiji Water Will Pay Extra Imposed Tax to Remain in Business
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Obama’s health care plan is expected to cost more than $1 trillion. The most likely source of funding: taxes. The Senate Finance Committee recently proposed a three-cent tax on sugary drinks including sodas, energy drinks and sports drinks. Diet sodas would be exempt. Not only would this proposal aid in funding the enormous health care bill; it would also, according to … [Read more...] about Soda Tax or Bottled Water Tax?
This Tax Day, as many Americans are scrambling to file their income taxes, legislators around the country are considering a bottled water tax. Washington state's legislature recently approved a revenue package that included an increased bottled water tax, as well as a tax on candy, sodas and mass-produced beers. The bottled water tax would expire in 2013, unless voters in … [Read more...] about Bottled Water Tax — Is Bottled Water a Sin?