Severance taxes are levied when landowners sell nonrenewable resources such as oil, natural gas, iron, copper, and other natural resources for extraction.
Government regulation of occupations comes in the form of registration, certification permits, and licensure. A license gives an individual a “right to practice” legally.
Anti-fossil-fuel activists have long advocated federal and state governments should impose carbon taxes.
Over the past several years, the popularity of “ridesharing” services has grown exponentially across the country.
High frequency trading has come under increased scrutiny since the “Flash Crash” of May 6, 2010.
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
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.
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
The State of Maine is considering two proposals to provide greater incentives for solar power.