Airlines Gain Ally in Bid to Shield Fees From U.S. Taxes

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  1. Newscience

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    If they tax fees, the airlines will just raise the fees to compensate.
     
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    It doesn't work like this. The airlines will raise fees regardless, if that will increase their profit. But different tax treatment of ancillary fees vs. other price components will simply act as a tax subsidy for "creative pricing".
     
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