Tags: Louisiana | Gov. | Proposes | "Sin | Tax"

Louisiana Gov. Proposes "Sin Tax"

Tuesday, 12 April 2005 12:00 AM

•Beer taxes would rise by $2.50 per barrel, generating about $9 million. Current state tax rate is $10 per barrel, would grow to $12.50 per barrel.

•Wine taxes would double from 11 cents per gallon to 22 cents per gallon, generating about $2 million.

•Liquor tax increases would raise $5 million.

•Video poker tax rate increases are still a work in progress, although the administration is looking at 3 percent increases. Video poker taxes range from 22.5 percent at off-track betting parlors to 32 percent at truck stops.

•Blanco wants to raise $16 million with the gambling tax increases and is still considering increases on slots at the race tracks.

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•Beer taxes would rise by $2.50 per barrel, generating about $9 million. Current state tax rate is $10 per barrel, would grow to $12.50 per barrel. •Wine taxes would double from 11 cents per gallon to 22 cents per gallon, generating about $2 million. •Liquor tax increases...
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