When Arizona's cigarette tax jumped from $1.18 a pack to $2 in December, Donna Dear started reminding her husband that if they quit smoking, they could afford a nice vacation. Dear, 55, of Laveen, didn't quit, but she went from 10 packs a week to six.
The Arizona Republic
Monday, August 13, 2007
Arizona Tax Research
Thursday, November 8, 2001
A new threat to the stability of Arizona's already complicated is the on going discussion of expanding the sales tax base through the elimination of exemptions.