Illinois – Cook County Beverage Tax Repealed as of December 1, 2017

On November 10, 2016, the Cook County Board of Commissioners passed the Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax Ordinance. The tax imposed will be at the rate of $0.01 per ounce on the retail sale of all sweetened beverages in Cook Continue reading Illinois – Cook County Beverage Tax Repealed as of December 1, 2017

Pennsylvania – Philly Sweetened Beverage Tax Under Fire

Keller and Heckman LLP The Daily INTAKE October 18, 2017 As previously covered on this blog, on June 16, 2016, the Philadelphia city council voted 13-4 to approve a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.  The tax – which took effect on January 1, 2017 Continue reading Pennsylvania – Philly Sweetened Beverage Tax Under Fire

Pennsylvania – City of Philadelphia Sweetened Beverage Tax Effective January 1, 2017

SALT Report 3844 – Starting January 1, 2017, the City of Philadelphia will impose a tax on the supply of sweetened beverages to retail dealers and on syrups and concentrates used to make sweetened drinks. The tax rate will be Continue reading Pennsylvania – City of Philadelphia Sweetened Beverage Tax Effective January 1, 2017