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Research & Commentary: Internet Access Tax Update

August 6, 2013

The Internet Tax Freedom Act of 1998 was designed to promote the growth of the Internet by placing a moratorium on state and local taxation of Internet access and the creation of discriminatory tax

Tip Sheet: State Income Tax Reform

August 1, 2013

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Research and Commentary: Laffer and the Marketplace Fairness Act

August 1, 2013

On July 18, economist Arthur Laffer released a study titled “Pro-Growth and E-Fairness,” in which he supports the Marketplace Fairness Act.

Research and Commentary: Effects of Obamacare on Businesses and Employment

July 30, 2013

There has been much debate over how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will affect business decisions and job creation.

Common Core: Joy Pullmann Testifies to the Arkansas Legislature

July 22, 2013

[Below is an excerpt of School Reform News Managing Editor, Joy Pullmann's July 22, 2013 testimony bef

Research & Commentary: Progressive Taxation

July 15, 2013

One of the primary tax reform debates taking place in several states is an argument over which type of tax system most efficiently raises revenue for the government while not unduly burdening taxpa

Research & Commentary: Auto Insurance Mandates and Minimum Rate Regulation

July 15, 2013

Individual mandates are commonly applied to auto insurance: Forty-nine states and the District of Columbia currently require t

Research and Commentary: State Tax Incentives

July 15, 2013

In an effort to strengthen their economies, states have continued to rely heavily on tax incentives, including tax credits, exemptions, and deductions, to encourage businesses to locate, hire, expa

Social Security Personal Accounts: Prosperity for All

July 1, 2013
Fully funding future retirement benefits through real savings and investment is the only real solution for Social
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