Philly ‘Soda Tax’ Upheld by Top Court

BY: - July 19, 2018

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld Philadelphia’s 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on soda and other sugary drinks, rejecting arguments from retailers and the beverage industry that the city tax illegally duplicated state sales taxes. The state Supreme Court noted in its ruling that while sales taxes levied by the state are imposed at the retail level, the beverage […]