President Obama recently gave a lengthy speech on inequality, poverty, and what to do about it. He claimed inequality is increasing, which is debatable, and then offered a few populist ways to reduce it, such as raising...
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New Handbook of State Tax Data Available
We have released an updated version of Facts & Figures: How Does Your State Compare?, a pocket-sized handbook that compares the 50 states on 40 different measures of taxing and spending, including individual and corporate income tax rates, business tax climates, property tax collections, excise taxes, tax burdens and state spending.
If you're wondering how high your state's income taxes are compared to other states'; how much your state collects in pre-capita property taxes; or how much tax your state imposes on a gallon of gasoline, a pack of cigarettes, or a gallon of wine, this is the place to find the answer.
The booklet provides a compilation of data from some of our most popular publications, including the State Business Tax Climate Index, Federal Tax Burdens and Expenditures by State, and America Celebrates Tax Freedom Day.
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