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When the daily property tax price for all local services -- city, county, school, and anything else -- is equal to a McDonald's Happy Meal, is more tax relief really a priority?
Provides state-by-state rankings of state & local government revenues and spending
This unique study compares property tax burdens on residential homestead, apartment, commercial/retail and industrial/manufacturing parcels across the country
Compares individual income tax burdens for various filer types at different income levels
Is the Minnesota Miracle Dead?
Contrary to popular belief, the transformation of the state/local relationship and policy outcomes originating out of the Minnesota Miracle remain intact today. But to satisfy the continuing calls and insatiable expectations for lower property taxes, a new and different miracle is necessary.
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 the Director: Minnesota's "Bizarro World" of Property Taxation
Minnesota property tax policy debates are upside down with respect to property tax principles. Tax research provides the reason.
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