Philadelphia sugar-sweetened tax sours business leaders

Philadelphia sugar-sweetened tax sours business leaders

By Michael Carroll / Heartland Institute As the first anniversary of Philadelphia’s excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages draws near, business leaders are criticizing the surcharge. In January 2017, the city of Philadelphia began charging a tax of 1.5 cents per ounce of soda and other sweetened beverages purchased at restaurants or grocery stores in the […]