MA Cigarette Tax Hike Could Boost Ill...

MA Cigarette Tax Hike Could Boost Illicit Sales

There are 1 comment on the Go Local story from Jan 30, 2013, titled MA Cigarette Tax Hike Could Boost Illicit Sales. In it, Go Local reports that:

Governor Deval Patrick has proposed increasing the state's cigarette excise tax by $1 to $3.51 per pack in his Fiscal Year 2014 budget, but some policy analysts said the tax hike will only drive smokers across the border and to back channels for cheaper cigarettes.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Go Local.


Tyngsboro, MA

#1 Jan 30, 2013
A plan for growth?
Eliminate 45 personal tax exemptions.
Index gas tax to inflation.
Increase state income tax by 19%.
Increase cigarette tax by 39%.
Increase MBTA fares by 5% every two years.
Increase tolls by 5% every two years.
Increase RMV fees 10% every 5 years.
Give illegal aliens in-state tuition.

Here's something, decrease sales to to 4.5%.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Deval Patrick Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Farley-Bouvier Calling for DCF Changes In... (Feb '14) Feb '18 DCF are MONSTERS 160
News This Gay Man Wants to End Texas' War Against LG... (Jul '17) Jul '17 Laredo 31
News Commencement 2017: Rosalie Abella reminds gradu... (May '17) May '17 lots 2 fix in Canada 2
News New Ty Allan Jackson to Run For Pittsfield City... (Feb '17) Feb '17 and the winner is 1
News Dem gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez: State... (Feb '17) Feb '17 Self abuse 2
News Black, Latino lawmakers dissatisfied with crimi... (Jan '17) Jan '17 former democrat 1
News Frail DiMasi home after prison release (Nov '16) Nov '16 former democrat 1