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Fiscal Fitness is the MCFE blog.  Check here regularly as we highlight national policy development and new research relevant to ongoing state tax and fiscal policy debates, provide our take on reports and studies released by agencies and other organizations, react to articles and editorials -- in short offer our thoughts and perspective on anything that captures our interest (or gets our dander up).

June 08, 2018

A Special Session for Tax Conformity Would Do More Harm Than Good

For practical as well as political reasons, the conformity door has already closed for tax filing in 2019.

May 17, 2018

Rubbing the Magic Lamp of Foreign Earnings

State fiscal stability needs more than wishes

May 10, 2018

A Predestined Emergency

School district budget deficits and calls for emergency funding shouldn’t be surprising.  The question is, when will we tackle the core reason why they exist?