Research & Commentary: Enterprise Value Tax
A proposal from the Obama administration that has generated significant opposition from the financial sector is the enterprise value tax.
Research & Commentary: The Effects of Dividend Tax Changes
Several tax increases are set to go into effect at the end of 2012 unless Congress renews the “Bush Tax Cuts.” One of the most significant increases would be a tax hike on dividends of up to189 per
The Leaflet - Governor Walker's Act 10
It has been a year since Wisconsin’s Act 10, which limited collective bargaining rights for most public employees, went into effect.
Research & Commentary: Carried Interest Taxes
One issue currently under debate is how carried interest, the share of the profits of an investment or investment fund that is paid to an investment manager as compensation, will be taxed.
Research & Commentary: Crop Insurance Reform
Farmers buy crop insurance for protection against the financial impact of natural disasters affecting their crops and the loss of revenue caused by declines in agricultural commodity prices.
Research and Commentary: Pet Insurance as a Policy Model
According to 2011–12 statistics from the Humane Society of the United States, U.S. residents own approximately 78.2 million dogs and 86.4 million cats.
Research & Commentary: Levees and Flood Mitigation
For more than a century, the United States has attempted to control water almost entirely with levees and other “structural” means.
The Leaflet - Bullying Teachers
Teachers unions react badly to teachers who don’t fall in line behind them.
Research & Commentary: Credit Union Member Business Lending and Bill S. 2231
The U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would lift—but not eliminate—the current cap on credit unions’ ability to lend to businesses.
Research & Commentary: Federal Flood Insurance Subsidies in Puget Sound
For more than four decades, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has subsidized construction in floodplains in the United States.
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