Income Taxes

Analysis and commentary pertaining to individual income and corporate income taxes.  For background understanding on what constitutes sound tax policy, please see our educational primer "Taxing Decisions Matter: A Citizens Guide to Good Tax Policy".  Also, check out the findings from our latest national Individual Income Tax Comparison Study.

March 30, 2017

A Senior Moment

Is a tax break specifically for seniors good policy?  A look at the issues and evidence.

February 01, 2016

Federal Conformity: The "Other" Business Tax Relief

Two new studies suggest full conformity with federal treatment of new capital investments merits consideration in the forthcoming 2016 business tax relief debates.  From our January-February 2016 edition of Fiscal Focus. 

May 29, 2015

When You Wish Upon a Star, Taxes Matter

A new research study concludes state taxes affect the location decisions of high-end scientific talent. It also shows Minnesota has a lot at stake – and potentially a lot to lose.