Research & Commentary: Estate Taxes
Few taxes imposed by state and local governments are more controversial than the estate tax, popularly referred to as the “death tax.” Estate taxes are levies on property transferred from a decease
Research & Commentary: Congestion Traffic Pricing
According to a report by the Texas Transportation Institute, the cost of urban traffic congestion, converted to a dollar value, quintupled between 1982 and 2007.
Research & Commentary: Carbon Tax Swaps
Carbon taxes have regained traction with several prominent Republican lawmakers and political leaders publicly voicing support for a “revenue-neutral” carbon tax in exchange for tax cuts on capital
Policy Tip Sheet: Corporate Income Taxes
Corporate Income Taxes
Research & Commentary: Reforming Wisconsin’s Income Tax
Wisconsin State Rep. Robin Vos recently called for a legislative council committee on state income tax reform to look at the state’s current, progressive, income tax structure.
Research & Commentary: Public Pensions and the Assumed Rate of Return
In states and municipalities across the country, the high cost of traditional defined-benefit public pensions has become a hot-button issue as unfunded liabilities have raced out of control.
Policy Tip Sheet: Myth Vs. Fact - Internet Taxes
Myth 1: A tax on Internet sales just enables states to collect taxes they are already legally entitled to collect.
Policy Tip Sheet- Spending Reforms
Research & Commentary: Gasoline Taxes
(An updated verison of this policy document can be found here)
The Leaflet - What Does The Supreme Court Ruling Mean for States?
What does the Supreme Court ruling mean for states?
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