Every year in late November, Americans take a moment to consider how fortunate they are for all of their worldly blessings and give thanks to for the good things in life. Here at ALEC, we take time not only to give thanks for friends, family, health, and the blessing of … »
A recent study by the Nebraska Department of Revenue (DOR), (1) intended to inform the members of Nebraska’s Commission on Tax Modernization, confirms what progrowth tax reformers have long argued: tax cuts lead to personal income growth, investment growth, and job growth. Though the study incorrectly found sales tax cuts to be a greater boon to state economic performance than income tax cuts, the study notes that even after accounting for offsetting cuts to government spending, tax cuts of any kind would provide a boost to Nebraska’s economy.
At the direction of the Nebraska legislature, the DOR compared the presumed …
We all know there is nothing scarier than taxes, but with Halloween behind us, taxpayers have much to be thankful for this holiday season. ALEC’s recently released 2013 State Tax Cut Roundup highlights the 18 states that significantly cut taxes in the 2013 legislative session. Here are some of this … »
This article original appeared on Forbes.com on November 22, 2013. Read the original here. There was a strong trend of states cutting taxes this year, with 18 states passing significant tax cuts into law during the 2013 legislative session. With one-third of the United States cutting taxes, it is clear … »
By: State Senator Curt Bramble This article originally appeared on Reuters.com on November 18, 2013. Read the original here. Our nation’s founders incorporated the concept of individual property rights — including intellectual property rights — into the Constitution because they knew that these rights spur innovation and help promote economic … »