Our Flagship Studies View All

How Does Minnesota Compare?

Provides state-by-state rankings of state & local government revenues and spending

50-State Property Tax Comparison Study

This unique study compares property tax burdens on residential homestead, apartment, commercial/retail and industrial/manufacturing parcels across the country

Multi-State Individual Income Tax Comparison Study

Compares individual income tax burdens for various filer types at different income levels

Fiscal Focus View All


September/October 2014

What Makes a Tax System Competitive?

Highlights from the presentations and discussions at our 88th Annual Meeting of Members

Indicator or Dashboard: Redesigning the Minnesota "Price of Government"

Minnesota’s “Price of Government” report needs an upgrade. A look at why and how.

From the Director: The Politics of Tax Education

Politics might make tax reform tough but it often doesn't do public education on tax issues any favors either.

Legislative Spotlight View All


Spotlight 14-05

Our summary of the second 2014 omnibus tax bill.