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Smokes, Smugglers and Lost Tax Revenues: How Governments Should Respond

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February 28, 2017
Smokes, Smugglers and Lost Tax Revenues: How Governments Should Respond

Provinces should fight contraband cigarettes with better policing, and reforming government allocation of cigarettes to Aboriginal reserves, rather than impose higher taxes, according to new report released by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Smokes, Smugglers and Lost Tax Revenues: How Governments Should Respond,” author Anindya Sen analyzes trends in cigarette smuggling and the implications for government revenues and policy.

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Anindya Sen, Professor of Economics and Director of the Master of Public Service, University of Waterloo
Anindya Sen

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