The tobaccotax dataset
This dataset contains a list of historical tax rates for tobacco and tobacco products from TTB.
A data frame with 46 observations of 3 variables:
ITEM, specific tobacco-based product.
FROM, date of starting tax rate. The first date does not have a listed day, so 09/01/1862 is used.
TO, date of ending tax rate. The last row is considered the present day rate indicated by the package creation date.
RATE, in dollars. Small cigarettes through Large cigars are per thousand. Chewing tobacco through Roll your own are per pound. Cigarette papers and tubes are per 50.