August 10, 2023
The growing war between the IRS and the commercial tax preparation industry over the agency’s efforts to create a free, in-house tax filing system got...
August 9, 2023
New jobs data show while private employment fully recovered over a year ago, state and local public employment remains below its pre-pandemic peak. Overall, total...
August 4, 2023
With more fiscal data coming in, the long-term health of state budgets looks murky. After a run up in 2022 , preliminary data show a...
August 4, 2023
In the United States’ voluntary tax system, taxpayers are responsible for correctly reporting their incomes to the IRS, rather than having the government determine their...
August 2, 2023
When your commute to work takes place within the confines of your home, where should you pay income taxes? The answer is complicated.
July 31, 2023
Taxing digital assets poses many tax policy puzzles. So many, in fact, that the Senate Finance Committee recently asked for advice on how to do...
July 24, 2023
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan (D) recently proposed raising the city’s tax on vacant or undeveloped land while reducing taxes on buildings by 30 percent. The...
July 20, 2023
From the start of calendar year 2021 to today, 48 states and the District of Columbia have cut taxes. The only holdouts are Alaska and...
July 19, 2023
No Labels Fiscal Policy Reads More Like No Details The bipartisan group No Labels is getting a lot of attention these days because it says...
July 14, 2023
It appears that the green energy tax breaks included in last year’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) are more popular among businesses than Congress imagined when...