The Medical Device Excise Tax: Economic Analysis

Description:

This report reviews the issues surrounding the medical devices tax within the framework of basic principles surrounding the choice of commodities to tax under excise taxes. The next section describes the tax and its legislative origins. After that, the report analyzes the arguments for retaining and repealing the tax.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: December 23, 2013
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Congressional Research Service Reports
Usage:
Total Uses: 4
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Author):
Gravelle, Jane G.

Senior Specialist in Economic Policy

Creator (Author):
Lowry, Sean

Analyst in Public Finance

Publisher Info:
Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 23, 2013
Coverage:
Place
United States
Description:

This report reviews the issues surrounding the medical devices tax within the framework of basic principles surrounding the choice of commodities to tax under excise taxes. The next section describes the tax and its legislative origins. After that, the report analyzes the arguments for retaining and repealing the tax.

Physical Description:

32 pages.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Congressional Research Service Reports
Identifier:
Resource Type: Report
Format: Text