sin tax


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sin tax

A tax on items considered harmful and non-essential, such as cigarettes and alcohol. Primarily heard in US. I hope you're prepared to pay a sin tax on those cigarettes.
See also: sin, tax
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Considered a monumental success against a strong tobacco lobby in Congress, the sin tax was passed in 2012 after more than two decades of impasse.
Using the hastags #DearAngara #HealthWarriors, health advocates are seeking the people's support to convince legislators to include increasing the sin tax in tobacco as part of the government's Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN).
I think we have to accelerate it [increase in excise tax]," Dominguez said when asked if the sin tax law is no longer included in the DOF's package five.
Yung mga tobacco farmers right now dumudugo pa ng puso sa sin tax natin e.
Antonio Dans, a convenor of the Sin Tax Coalition and professor of the UP College of Medicine, estimated that there would be one million more smokers by the end of President Rodrigo Duterte's term in 2022 if the delay in the adjustment of the tobacco tax prevails.
Furthermore, she said the public must be careful in choosing the candidates they vote for in the 2016 election, particularly on their influence and possible strategies on the Sin Tax Law.
In 2012, the Sin Tax Law was finally signed by then President Benigno Aquino III, which increased taxes on tobacco and alcohol.
The sin tax law was enacted in 2012 purposely to collect more duties from products considered in our society as "sins," tobacco and alcoholic beverages, and to encourage smokers and alcoholics to kick the habit and lessen the burden of the government healthcare sector.
10351 or the Sin Tax Reform Law, which came into force in 2012 during the administration of former President Benigno Aquino III.
In the first two years of implementation, Sin Tax Reform has generated an additional P102 billion to finance the country's universal health care and health infrastructure programs.
But Roger Diamond, the attorney for Phil Young, who successfully sued the city after his application to open a nude dancing club was rejected, said the sin tax is an absurd attempt to block free speech.
If those can be included now-some of them with no thorough hearings-why not the sin tax and the mining tax?
Jacinto-Henares said the continues "overwhelming growth" in sin tax collection is an indication of the inconclusiveness of the Oxford report.
on excise taxes paid on its San Mig Light product for the year 2013, when the sin tax law took effect.
Sharon Garin filed House Resolution 1542 to ensure that there is full-blown implementation of the two-year old Sin Tax law, which imposes higher excise tax on tobacco and alcohol products