25 Pages Posted: 30 Jan 2008
The political story of the enactment and subsequent repeal of federal luxury taxes on high-end automobiles, boats, airplanes, furs and jewelry. Such luxury taxes are inappropriate. The same goals are better achieved by levying higher taxes on higher incomes across the board.
Keywords: taxation, luxury, excise
JEL Classification: H22, H24
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