The supporting research and education arm of the MCFE.
Since the early 1990’s, the Minnesota Price of Government (POG) has been calculated to measure and track state and local government’s claim on Minnesota income. However, since its inception, the composition of Minnesota Personal Income – a foundation of the price of government calculation – has changed dramatically making common interpretations and uses of the POG problematic at best and distorting at worst.
Provides state-by-state rankings of state & local government revenues and spending
This unique study compares property tax burdens on residential homestead, apartment, commercial/retail and industrial/manufacturing parcels across the country
Compares individual income tax burdens for various filer types at different income levels