Philadelphia Businesses Aim to “Ax the Tax”

May 9, 2017

The beverage tax imposed on Philadelphians has been in effect only a few months and the negative outcomes of it continue to hurt small businesses and residents…

Santa Fe Rejects Beverage Tax

May 5, 2017

Taxes on common grocery items such as beverages are widely disliked. This has been shown in places such as Philadelphia, where people opposed a tax voted…

A Better Way For Santa Fe

May 3, 2017

New Mexico’s beautiful capital city, Santa Fe, is home to a diverse culture of people from many backgrounds, drawing tourists, artists, retirees and others…

Real Solutions Driving Real Change

May 1, 2017

Taxes on common grocery items like beverages have never been shown to reduce obesity or improve public health.

The Truth About the Berkeley Beverage Tax

April 20, 2017

Berkeley, Calif.’s beverages tax has been in effect for two years now. And despite claims made in a recent study that suggest the tax has been effective…

Simply Put, Taxes are Harmful and Regressive

April 12, 2017

In Connecticut, state lawmakers are considering a one cent per ounce tax on beverages with sugar like juice drinks, soda, sports drinks and teas to help…

Small Business Owner Warns of Negative Effects of Beverage Taxes

April 11, 2017

Beverage taxes have been shown to be detrimental to small businesses and jobs, and a small business owner in West Virginia is warning about how such a…

#DYK 100 Years Ago a National Soda Tax Was Tried and it Failed

April 7, 2017

When it comes to taxes on beverages the idiom “what’s old is new again” rings true. Politicians looking to line government coffers are pushing legislation…

Seattle Businesses Say No to Tax

April 5, 2017

Beverage taxes are an unfair burden on small-businesses and in Seattle, small business owners are calling on Mayor Ed Murray to reconsider his plan to…

The Consequences of Beverage Taxes

March 31, 2017

The beverage tax that went into effect in Philadelphia on Jan. 1, 2017, has had damaging consequences for working families, small businesses and workers…