Research & Commentary: Severance Taxes
Severance taxes are levied when landowners sell nonrenewable resources such as oil, natural gas, iron, copper, and other natural resources for extraction.
Research & Commentary: The Good and Bad of the Kasich Tax Plan
Ohio Gov. John Kasich in March began a renewed push for tax reform in 2014, following up on the state’s 2013 tax reforms, which lowered income taxes while increasing sales taxes.
Research & Commentary: What the Australian Carbon Tax Means for the United States
Anti-fossil-fuel activists have long advocated federal and state governments should impose carbon taxes.
Research & Commentary: Illinois’ Unfair “Fair Tax”
While its neighbors have undertaken positive tax reforms, lowering rates for businesses and individual taxpayers, Illinois has been moving in the opposite direction and is now considering moving fr
Research & Commentary: The Future of High Frequency Trading
High frequency trading has come under increased scrutiny since the “Flash Crash” of May 6, 2010.
Research & Commentary: Rideshare Regulation
Over the past several years, the popularity of “ridesharing” services has grown exponentially across the country.
Research & Commentary: Regulation of Online Gambling
The debate over the expansion of online gambling in the states continues to move forward while Congress considers the
Research & Commentary: Taxing and Regulating E-Cigarettes in New Jersey
Over the past five years, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have emerged as a popular alternative for smokers looking to quit or substantially reduce their cigarette use.
Research & Commentary: Taxing and Regulating E-Cigarettes in Vermont
Research & Commentary: Ending Internet Access Taxes for Good
The current national moratorium on state and local taxation of Internet access is set to expire in 2014, but two proposals being considered in Congress would permanently ban discriminatory taxes on
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