Income Taxes

Analysis and commentary pertaining to individual income and corporate income taxes.  For background understanding on what constitutes sound tax policy, please see our educational primer "Taxing Decisions Matter: A Citizens Guide to Good Tax Policy".  Also, check out the findings from our latest national Individual Income Tax Comparison Study.

October 23, 2017

Federal Tax Reform as “Seinfeld”

As our 2017 tax panel discussed, the ongoing federal tax reform debate features convoluted story lines, awkward situations, and outrageous characters, and may well end up being a show about nothing.  From the September-October 2017 edition of Fiscal Focus.

March 30, 2017

A Senior Moment

Is a tax break specifically for seniors good policy?  A look at the issues and evidence.

February 01, 2016

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 our January-February 2016 edition of Fiscal Focus.