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".

October 21, 2016

Evaluating the State of State Tax Administration

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.

December 07, 2015

A Call For Expansion and Enforcement of Minnesota's Current "Taxpayer Bill of Rights"

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.

October 20, 2015

Highlights from the MCFE 89th Annual Meeting and Policy Forum

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.…