March 21, 2018
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter signed a $100 million tax cut last Monday. The bill would reduce Idaho’s individual and corporate income tax rates and lower...
March 19, 2018
You’ve probably heard the statistic: “On average, Americans think 28 percent of the federal budget is spent on foreign aid, when it is about 1...
March 16, 2018
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was the most far-reaching tax legislation since the Tax Reform Act of 1986 (TRA86). It also put...
March 12, 2018
Philadelphia’s tax on drinks with a sugar-based sweetener or artificial sugar substitute is not bringing in as much revenue as originally projected. As a result,...
March 9, 2018
Late last October, Governor Dan Malloy approved a two-year $40.2 billion budget for Connecticut more than 100 days after the fiscal year began. A strongly...
March 7, 2018
Last month, I had to tell my middle-school age children that something really bad happened at a high school. Not at the high school just over a mile from our home in Michigan, but at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Our children were horrified by the tragedy, and given a recent action by our school board, by something else.
March 6, 2018
A new paper and brief explore how estate and inheritance taxes (or wealth transfer taxes) affect entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs. It is a contentious issue...
March 1, 2018
Delta Airlines announces it is cancelling its affinity program with the National Rifle Association. In retaliation, Georgia’s lieutenant governor says he’ll try to kill a...
February 27, 2018
As states continue to search for ways to protect their residents from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’s (TCJA) limits on the federal deductibility of...
March 5, 2018
The IRS estimates that for the years 2008-2010, taxpayers owed but did not pay an average of $458 billion annually in federal taxes —mostly because...