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Black Lung Excise Tax on Coal [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2004.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (6 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Excise tax.
Health facilities.
Medical economics.
Summary:
Discusses the black lung excise tax (BLET), which is imposed on domestically mined coal in order to finance the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund providing compensation to and covering health care costs for miners afflicted with pneumoconiosis, also known as black lung disease. Reviews BLET structure, exemptions, credits, and refunds.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Nov. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Black Lung Excise Tax on Coal
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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