State and local governments depend on many different types of taxes, one of which is known as an excise tax. Like general sales taxes, excise taxes are paid on the purchase of an item. But unlike sales taxes, excise...
Corporate Taxes: Falling Behind by Standing Still
The United States has been slipping from a position of economic competitiveness in recent years, in part because of changing corporate tax rates across the globe. Once a leader internationally, waves of tax reform in dozens of countries have left the U.S. burdened with one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world, slowing new investment and job growth. Produced by the Tax Foundation in Washington, D.C.
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