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Q&A on Nutrition-Related Excise Taxes (English)

27 Nov 2023

This Q&A was designed to provide detailed responses to commonly asked questions about what and how to tax when it comes to nutrition- related targets of excise taxes, including sugar-sweetened beverages, ultra-processed foods, and implications for taxing inputs such as raw sugar or salt. It is a companion to the Global Tax Program Knowledge Note on Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Rationale, Evidence and Design for Improving Health. For more information, please visit:
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Q&A on Nutrition-Related Excise Taxes
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EFI-MTI-Macro/Fiscal-Tax (EMFTX)
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