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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

12/14/2017

November / December 2017

What Federal Tax Reform Means for Minnesota

A look at the Minnesota impacts of the House and Senate tax reform bills and some looming policy questions for state lawmakers in 2018.

Greatest Research Hits of 2017

From tax reform to minimum wage laws to the optimal taxation of pot, our look back on the year that was in tax and fiscal policy research.  Plus, our inaugural “Fiscal Raspberry Award” recognizing jaw-dropping awfulness in the study of fiscal policy.

Sound Tax Policy Lite

Is it possible to be an advocate for good tax policy without considering the issue of fiscal responsibility?

Legislative Spotlight View All

6/1/2017

Spotlight 17-08

Our summary of the 2017 omnibus tax bill.