Tax Policy Center


State and Local Issues: TaxVox
For states, opioids may become the new tobacco. That is to say, states increasingly believe lawsuits against drugmakers and others are a potential source of significant revenue
June 6, 2019Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
State policymakers are increasingly using “triggers” to pass big tax cuts while ducking tough decisions on how to pay for them. They are bad tax policy. Naturally, they are incredibly popular. Here’s how a tax trigger works: A state cuts taxes over a period of years. There may be an initial tax cut
September 24, 2015Norton Francis