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".
Guest contributors Chris Martin and Emily Miller of Grant Thornton1 argue that Minnesota should join the majority of other states in implementing a private letter ruling program to improve transparency and guidance in the application of Minnesota tax law.…
Our 2016 tax panel explored the current condition of state tax administration, discussed practitioners’ process and procedural concerns, and offered ideas to advance a strong ethic and system of voluntary compliance in Minnesota.
Guest contributor Jerry Geis examines the state's 25-year history with ensuring adequate procedural protections for taxpayers, examines why changing times have created new needs, and offers a series of proposals to begin the discussion.