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  • Your argument that alcohol tax would not be as regressive as most consumption taxes is premised on it being an ad valorem tax.

    Matthew Yglesias » Higher Taxes on Alcohol

  • Matt, you are confusing alcohol excise taxes (which are almost always per bottle) with ad valorem sales tax (proportional to price), and that makes your post inconsistent.

    Matthew Yglesias » Higher Taxes on Alcohol

  • Killeen and Sid Miller of Stephenville, including an exemption from ad valorem taxes for 100 percent disabled veterans.

    Media Coverage August 2009

  • Mr. Patnaik said his government is also seeking an increase in the coal royalty rate to 20% on an ad valorem basis from 13% currently.

    Posco Likely to Get Clearance Soon

  • Agence France-Presse/Getty Images On Metals and Mining: Duty on the export of iron ore has been raised to ad valorem 20% on lumps as well as fines.

    India's Budget: Industry Speaks

  • The ad valorem rates on a few commodities would reach as high as 100 percent, and rates on some products—wine and some apparel items, for example—actually would increase.

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • Its primary feature was that it substituted the specified dollar tariffs of the 1842 bill imposed irrespective of import commodity prices with ad valorem taxes, meaning percentage rates that would fluctuate with price.

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • He advocated modest “ad valorem” tariffs that taxed imports on a percentage basis so the “articles consumed by all are taxed at the same rate.”

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • Ad valorem taxes are the number one source of revenue for state governments.

    Six Hidden Government Revenue Streams

  • Ad valorem taxes are taxes based on the value of your property.

    Six Hidden Government Revenue Streams


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