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Tax primer

Hope you found today's Pennsylvania tax primer fascinating.

I did.

Thanks to our friends at The Patriot-News for sending it along in our content sharing.

As I highlighted in the midday report, beer drinkers and sellers are living easy in this state. Imagine if the governor and the legislature taxed beer like other states. As a beer drinker, I wouldn't mind that at all. A few cents would raise a lot of revenue, at a time the state needs it.

Tax cigarettes? They'll increase that again, no doubt. But how much more can you tax cigarettes?

I know my stance here will not be popular, but look at the tax primer and realize beer is a likely place to get it.

I know the tavern and distributor associations will fight and fight. But that's my budget suggestion of the day.