Tobacco Control in Pakistan: The Impact of Tax Reduction Policy
This policy brief is based on a research study by the Social Policy and Development Centre (SPDC), Macroeconomic Impacts of Tobacco Use in Pakistan. In order to gauge the revenue loss due to the introduction of the three-tier (versus the prior two-tier) excise duty structure, the study estimated the potential tax revenue by analyzing the trend in effective excuse duty per cigarette.
Content Type: Policy Brief
Authors(s): Muhammad Asif Iqbal, Ph.D.