Tobacco: Taxes Owed, Avoided, and Evaded

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United States Senate Committee on Finance
Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10:00 AM
215 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Member Statements

Orrin G. Hatch

Witness Testimony

Panel I

Mr. John J. Manfreda, Administrator, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Washington, DC
Dr. David B. Gootnick, Director, International Affairs and Trade, Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC

Panel II

Mr. Ronald J. Bernstein, President & CEO, Liggett Vector Brands LLC, Morrisville, NC
Mr. Rocky Patel, Owner, Board Member, Rocky Patel Premium Cigars Inc., Cigar Rights of America, Naples, FL
Mr. Michael Tynan, Policy Officer, Oregon Public Health Division, Portland, OR
Mr. Scott Drenkard, Economist and Manager of State Projects, Tax Foundation, Washington, DC