Sin Taxes: The Sobering Fiscal Reality
The Civic Federation and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago held the 2015 forum, Sin Taxes: The Sobering Fiscal Reality. The forum took place at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on Thursday, April 2 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. The forum examined why governments implement or raise sin taxes, whether they are a reliable source of revenue and ideas about their future use. A Chicago Fed Letter summarizing the discussions is available.