Federal Taxation of the Drug Industry and Its Effects on New Drug Development

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This report examines the impact of federal taxation on the incentive to invest in new drug development. More specifically, it looks at the provisions in current tax law that affect the performance of the drug industry, compares the industry's federal tax burden with that of other major industries, and assesses the effect of federal taxation on the incentive to invest in new drug development.

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Guenther, Gary March 18, 2009.

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This report examines the impact of federal taxation on the incentive to invest in new drug development. More specifically, it looks at the provisions in current tax law that affect the performance of the drug industry, compares the industry's federal tax burden with that of other major industries, and assesses the effect of federal taxation on the incentive to invest in new drug development.

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28 pages.

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Guenther, Gary. Federal Taxation of the Drug Industry and Its Effects on New Drug Development, report, March 18, 2009; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc700831/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.