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July 31, 1918

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Excise taxes are proposed to increase to 10 from 3 per cent on produces and importers of a number so goods, including automobiles, cosmetics, cameras, and patent medicines. The Ways and Means Committee also discusses raising taxes on smoking tobacco and movies.

Source: "Increase in War Tax Shortly," The Pensacola Journal, Pensacola, Florida, July 31, 1918. Page 1, Column 4. 

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