May 15, 2012

From the Archives: Tax Foundation Research on the Impact of Business Taxes

The following Tax Foundation studies are older, so please keep in mind that some of the data may have been revised and therefore should not be cited.

To view the entire Tax Foundation Corporate Tax Research Area, which lists all our studies on business taxation going back over half a century, click here

The State Business Tax Climate Index is the Tax Foundation’s acclaimed annual in-depth study of the factors that affect each state’s business-friendliness. The study ranks all 50 states according to how welcoming their tax systems are to business.

110-page scholarly study showing the amount people in different cities and congressional districts pay in different types of tax, including business taxes.

A shorter summary of the above study.

An argument against business taxation

How Texas tried to prevent a business from telling customers the truth about their tax bills.

The Tax Foundation held a briefing on Capitol Hill to educate congressional staff about tax reform in other countries. At the briefing we presented staff with copies of a paper written for the event by the director of the OECD’s Center for Tax Policy and Administration. The paper is available for download as a PDF-see attachment at the bottom of the page.

Having the world’s highest business tax rate is nothing to brag about, as this commentary explains.

A defense and explanation of U.S. companies that take re-incorporate in low-tax countries such as Bermuda, and a discussion of what we can do to convince them to stay at home.