Tag Archive 'coffee_tax'

Ignorant Tax Tip of the Day: Always order your coffee ‘to go’ in California

Posted by TheShot on 23 Jun 2007 | Filed under: Café Society, Consumer Trends

When grumbling over tax law conspiracies, some people get steamed over corporations that avoid paying U.S. taxes by incorporating in Bermuda. Others want to start a tax revolt because they might have to pay an extra dime to drink their coffee out of something other than a paper cup: Patterico’s Pontifications » Tax Tip of […]

Taiwan to ban paper cups in offices, schools

Posted by TheShot on 29 Mar 2007 | Filed under: Café Society, Quality Issues

Now we’ve written before about the importance of a good cup when drinking espresso. And we’ve written that there are times where what’s right for flavor and what’s right for the environment go hand-in-hand. The paper cup issue is the perfect example, and some governments are contributing to the cause: Taiwan to ban paper cups […]

Nashville, TN: Metro Councilman Suggests Tax On Coffee

Posted by TheShot on 05 Feb 2007 | Filed under: Coffee Health, Consumer Trends, Starbucks

In a curious move, a Nashville, TN councilman has proposed something of a “latte tax” to help local school budgets: Metro Councilman Suggests Tax On Coffee | WKRN.COM. To help fund technology upgrades at local schools, Nashville councilman Jamie Isabel wants the Tennessee state legislature to increase taxes on alcohol and tobacco, and he would […]