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 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.
Wrestling with the notion of business tax fairness, recommendations for the state surplus, and a "Minnesota report card" from one of the state's most successful business leaders. From the September-October 2015 edition of Fiscal Focus.…
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.