As part of his new tax plan, the president has proposed ending the “step-up” in tax basis for inherited assets, and, furthermore, requiring the capital gains tax to be paid at death rather than when an heir later sells...
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CNN Asks How Much You Know about State Tax Policy
Yesterday we shared our new 2014 edition of our Facts & Figures: How Does Your State Compare? booklet. Just in time for Tax Season, the latest edition of this popular pocket-and purse-sized handbook contains the rates and rankings of all 50 states on 39 different measures of tax and fiscal policy.
CNN Money used Facts & Figures to put together a short 7-question online quiz on state tax policy. Check it out, and be sure to tweet or Facebook how many questions you get right! (I got a disappointing 4 out of 7.)
We're very appreciative for your support and for all the positive feedback we've received already on this year's Facts & Figures, which we have produced in some form since 1941. It's an important resource that gets attention: yesterday, 1,166 state legislators downloaded the booklet from the e-mail we sent them.
Click here for a free download. Complimentary print copies are being mailed to state officials and Tax Foundation supporters, with additional print copies available for purchase online soon.
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