Research & Commentary: Progressive Taxation
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 and Commentary: State Tax Incentives
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
Research & Commentary: Tax Reform in Ohio
The Ohio General Assembly has considered several major tax reform proposals during the current legislative session.
Research and Commentary: New Hampshire Medicaid Expansion
States across the country, including New Hampshire, are currently debating whether to expand their Medicaid programs under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
Research & Commentary: State Incentives for Electric Vehicles
According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, 27 states and the District of Columbia have electric vehicle incentives for individuals, and 13 states currently have pending legislation
Research & Commentary: Pennsylvania Tobacco Tax
The Philadelphia City Council is pushing the Pennsylvania legislature to allow it
Research & Commentary: Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was passed as an amendment to the Hiring Incentives to Rest
Research & Commentary: The Emergence of E-Cigarettes
Electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigarettes,” have quickly become one of the most popular nicotine replacement products.
Research & Commentary: 2013 Farm Bill Full of Wasteful Subsidies
On June 10 the U.S. Senate approved its version of the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, also known as the Farm Bill.
Research & Commentary: Hydroelectric Power and Renewable Portfolio Standards
Several states are taking second looks at the renewable portfolio standards (RPS) they passed in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
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