Tax Policy Center

sin taxes

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Tax policy isn't just for economists, lawyers, or policymakers. Taxes affect us all and The Tax Hound engages the rest of us in interesting conversations about what government taxes, and why.
July 1, 2021Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The COVID-19 pandemic has given me the chance to teach (thanks to the internet) between three and nine students, ranging in ages from 8 to 15, how to think and write about one of my favorite topics: Taxes.
April 1, 2020Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Unlike Santa, governments want at least some residents to be a little “naughty” and continue do things it considers harmful so it can collect “sin taxes” on their behavior.
December 4, 2019Renu Zaretsky