States Facing The Unintended Consequences of High Sin Taxes
States are increasingly relying on“sin taxes” such as those on gambling, alcohol and cigarettes for a larger chunk of their budgets.
Research & Commentary: Estate Tax
The modern estate tax, which taxed an individual’s assets upon death, was created in 1916 alongside the first income tax.
The Leaflet - Does Welfare Pay More Than A Job?
Research and Commentary: Welfare Reform Policies
In 1996, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) was implemented.
Research & Commentary: Sin Taxes
According to a report by 24/7 Wall St., state governments collected more than $50 billion in “sin taxes” in 2011 from several products and activities including gambling, smoking, and alcohol consum
Tip Sheet: State Income Tax Reform
State Income Tax Reform
The Leaflet - North Carolina's Bold Tax Reform Passes
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.
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