Commodity Taxes

From Open Risk Manual


Commodity Taxes. Taxes that are collected directly from purchasers by industries on behalf of government. They include most sales and excise taxes.

Commodity taxes are part of commodity output and are included in the producers’ value of transactions. Most commodity taxes are collected by wholesalers and retailers.[1]


  1. Concepts and Methods of the US Input-Output Accounts. K.J.Horowitz, M.A.Planting, 2009