Other Taxes and Tax Issues

Our investigations into other state and local taxes as well as important tax-related issues such as tax reform, tax expenditures, and tax incidence.  For background understanding on what constitutes sound tax policy, please see our educational primer "Taxing Decisions Matter: A Citizens Guide to Good Tax Policy".

August 11, 2015

It’s All About that Base, ‘Bout that Base, (and No Trouble)

Guest columnist Chris Martin of PricewaterhouseCoopers examines a Minnesota bill to accomplish prospective or “rolling” federal tax conformity, the rationale for pursuing it, and why the issue has special relevance for 2016.  From our July-August 2015 edition of Fiscal Focus.

July 18, 2014

The Progressives' Tax Policy Paradox

From our May-June 2013 edition of Fiscal Focus.  The 2013 legislative session was dominated by discussion about the progressivity of Minnesota's tax system.  In this From the Director column, we argue that new revenues will have to include more regressive forms of taxation.…