Tax Resources

Tax Index


Calculating Average Retail Sales Price


The Federation of Tax Administrators' listing of current state alcohol excise tax rates: Beer  Wine  Liquor

The Tax Foundation's Listing of Current State Alcohol Tax Rates

States Ranked by Alcohol Excise Tax Rates:

Lowest to Highest [PDF]


Inflation Calculator (Bureau of Labor Statistics)


Consumer Price Index Information (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

State Alcohol Laws on Taxation (from the Alcohol Epidemiology Program at the University of Minnesota). *This resource is old but still relevant for most states* To use: Scroll down to the drop menus; select the category "Taxation" as well as the state in which you are interested.

Center for Disease Control's National Center for Health Marketing (NCHM) Task Force on Community Preventive Services recommends increasing alcohol excise taxes. Click here for the results of their review of 72 different studies on the effects of alcohol pricing on alcohol consumption and related harms.


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