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“Hipster Tax” on Electric Vehicles in Atlanta

logo“At the federal and state level, lawmakers are often engineers who attempt to mold society through tax policy – discouraging disreputable habits with heavy levies.

“Cigarettes and alcohol are often favorite targets. And now, so are Atlanta-centric bohemians. Here’s his description of a piece of the House transportation package announced Wednesday:

* A hipster fee on fully-electric vehicles of $200/year for personal vehicles and $300/year for commercial vehicles – it’s hard to imagine a fee more narrowly tailored to primarily hit liberals – proceeds dedicated to transit.”

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