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How Eliminating the Global Illicit Cigarette Trade Would Increase Tax Revenue and Save Lives
If the global illicit trade were eliminated, governments would gain at least $31 billion, and from 2030 onwards would save over 160,000 lives a year.
Economics of Tobacco Taxation in Ukraine
If tax represents 70 percent of the retail price, the number of smokers would decline by almost 2 million, and about 1 million tobacco-related deaths would be avoided. At the same time, the government would collect an additional UAH 5.8 billion (US$ 1.2 billion) in excise tax revenue per year
Tobacco Taxation and Its Potential Impact in China
An increase in the specific excise tax of RMB 1 on a pack of cigarettes would increase government revenue by RMB 64.9 billion (US$ 7.9 billion), save 3.4 million lives, reduce medical costs by RMB 2.68 billion (US$ 325 million) and generate a productivity gain of RMB 9.92 billion (US$ 1.2...
Economics of Tobacco Taxation in Russia
If Russia chooses to reach the level where tobacco tax represents 70 percent of the retail price, up to 2.7 million tobacco-related deaths among the Russian population can be avoided. Furthermore, the government would collect an additional RUB 153 billion (US$ 6 billion) in excise tax revenue per...
An Analysis of Cigarette Affordability
Over the past decade a clear dichotomy has developed between developed and developing countries. Cigarettes are becoming less affordable in developed countries and much more affordable in developing countries.
Tobacco Economics in Indonesia
Implementing the maximum legally allowable tobacco tax rates could prevent between 1.7 and 4.0 million tobacco-related deaths among smokers and generate additional revenues of US$ 3.2 to 6.5 billion. Doubling the tobacco tax could increase employment by more than
one quarter of a million jobs.
India: The Tax Treatment of Bidis
Bidis are under-taxed compared to cigarettes, taking into account the health risks of each, and therefore, on health grounds, a strong case can be made for increasing the excise burden on bidis.
A Modern Economic View of Tobacco Taxation
Governments can raise significant revenue through cigarette taxes without placing a large net burden on the poor. Indeed, for most parameter values our calculations suggest that tobacco taxes are progressive.
The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation in Turkey
Raising the specific tax to 3.10 TL per pack and the
ad valorem tax to 65% will lead 0.9 million current smokers
to quit and prevent 0.7 million young people from
initiating smoking, preventing 0.5 illion premature
deaths among Turkey’s population. Further, it would
generate an additional...
Taxation of Cigarettes in the Bloomberg Initiative Countries: Overview of Policy Issues and Proposals for Reform
To reduce the demand for tobacco, excise tax increases and the resulting higher prices are a
proven effective measure that governments can adopt as part of an overall strategy of tobacco
Tobacco Taxation in Vietnam
Introducing a specific tax of VND 1750 (US$ 0.11) per pack of
20 cigarettes, indexed to inflation, would raise an additional
VND 4.3 trillion (US$ 268 million) in tax revenue annually and
avert approximately 339,000 premature deaths.
The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation in Mexico
Raising the specific excise tax component to 20 pesos
per pack by 2013 would increase total tax inclusive of VAT
to 75% of retail price, prevent nearly 1 million deaths, and
raise excise tax revenues of over 41 billion pesos.
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