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

10/23/2018

September / October 2018

The Wayfair Decision – “Do They Have Just What They Need?”

Our distinguished panel of national experts examined the Supreme Court’s Wayfair ruling, its implications, and what it means for large business, small business, marketplace providers, and state and local governments.

Minnesota’s Unfinished Business

Our annual meeting panel of Minnesota capitol veterans took a closer look at the tax issues and debates likely to generate headlines in the 2019 session.

Reframing the Tax and Budget Debate

Annual meeting luncheon speaker and author of Dead Men Ruling, Dr. Eugene Steuerle, argues that presenting an opportunity cost perspective on government budgets is not just a way to make budget debates more productive, it’s also essential to allow citizens to regain control over their fiscal destiny.

Five Questions: The Candidates on Taxes

We posed five questions to the gubernatorial candidates on some tax matters outside of the usual “how much” debate that tends to dominate the discussion.  With thanks to each candidate for providing their thoughts and perspectives, here are their unedited responses.

Legislative Spotlight View All

5/7/2018

Spotlight 18-06

Our side-by-side summary comparison of the 2018 House and Senate omnibus tax bills.