Pennsylvania – PA Supreme Court Upholds Philadelphia Soda Tax

In a victory for Mayor Jim Kenney’s administration, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld Philadelphia’s controversial tax on soda and other sweetened beverages. In a 4-2 majority opinion, the court found that the city had not violated state law by Continue reading Pennsylvania – PA Supreme Court Upholds Philadelphia Soda Tax

Pennsylvania – PA Supreme Court To Hear Arguments On Philly Soda Tax

The Inquirer by Laura McCrystal May 15, 2018 The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday morning in a case challenging Philadelphia’s tax on soda and other sweetened beverages. Because Philadelphia was the first major U.S. city to pass a tax on sweetened beverages, Continue reading Pennsylvania – PA Supreme Court To Hear Arguments On Philly Soda Tax

Pennsylvania – State’s Quirky Sales Tax System: Soft Drinks Are Taxed, Candy Gets A Pass

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette by Patricia Sabatini December 11, 2017 Chances are good you’re keenly aware when the warm woolen mittens, diamond pendant or other important gifts on your holiday shopping list go on sale. But do you know which items are subject Continue reading Pennsylvania – State’s Quirky Sales Tax System: Soft Drinks Are Taxed, Candy Gets A Pass

Multi-State – Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes Burden Taxpayers

Bloomberg BNA by Jonathan A. Feldman and Alla Raykin August 17, 2017 Tax Policy To raise revenue and tackle health concerns, a number of localities have imposed sugar-sweetened beverage taxes. However, localities may have limited guidance on how these taxes Continue reading Multi-State – Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes Burden Taxpayers