Beer Tax

lawmakers consider a beer tax
state’s cigarette tax… they’re now moving onto another vice. eyewitness news reporter alex diprato joins us now with the details. (ad) were talking beer here… no there is no legislation on the table….but repesenative steven constanio is on record….saying he’s for a tax increase. but liquor store owners say they will not drink to that. crack open……that next bottle or can…..of beer..and it may cost you more if some rhode island lawmakers have their way. under the proposal…tax on a six pack of beer would would jump a nickel from 10 to 15 cents. that just doesn’t go down smooth with most liquor store owners… 8:05 that five cents, isnt really five centsrs, by the time it reaches the consumer it is going to through muliple hands and add 30 to 50 cents a six pack. although no legislation has been indtroducted at the statehouse….those pushing for the increased tax….are alch



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