Research & Commentary: Sales Tax Holidays
Sales tax holidays have become a popular tool for state and local governments hoping to encourage certain types of con
Research & Commentary: Online Travel Taxes
A new debate over how to tax hotel rooms could have a strong negative effec
Research & Commentary: Nebraska Tax Reform
At first glance, Nebraska’s tax system appears competitive.
Research & Commentary: Oregon Electronic Cigarette Tax
The Oregon Legislature is considering a bill to place an excise tax on electronic cigarettes or “e-cigaret
Research & Commentary: Private Management of Public Parks
America’s public parks are struggling financially and have become an expensive enterprise for governments to operate.
Research & Commentary: Online Gambling Legalization
In 2011, the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was used to shut down the three biggest poker sites in the United States. In the summer of 2012, however, the U.S.
Research & Commentary: Wyoming Beer Taxes
At 2 cents per gallon, Wyoming’s beer tax is well below both the national average of 28 cents per gallon and considerably less than all its neighboring states’.
Research & Commentary: Pennsylvania Plastic Bag Tax
Under a proposal by state Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Wayne), Pennsylvania would become the first state to impose a statewide tax on the use of plastic bags.
Research & Commentary: Age Restrictions for Electronic Cigarettes
Thousands of American smokers trying to quit have tried electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigarettes,” sales of which have doubled in recent years.
Research & Commentary: Prevailing Wage Laws
Thirty-two states have prevailing wage laws.
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