Some of our recent state coverage is getting quite a bit of media attention (such as here, here, here, here, here, and here). Our new edition of the Facts & Figures handbook was released this week, a first for us but necessary given the number and significance of state taxA tax is a mandatory payment or charge collected by local, state, and national governments from individuals or businesses to cover the costs of general government services, goods, and activities. changes that have occurred since January 1, 2009. Check that out here.
- This report reviews tax changes at the state level since January, including the states that have raised and cut income taxes and sales taxes.
- This report on Hawaii details their now-highest income tax in the country (tied with Oregon), and discusses the “millionaires’ tax” phenomenon.
- This report on Oregon looks at their tied-for-highest-income-tax in the country and the prospects for a referendum repealing those changes.
- This report looks at Maine’s tax reform, broadening bases and cutting tax rates. It too may be challenged at the ballot.
- This report looks at California’s reform proposals, while this one looks at their current mess.
- This report looks at state budgets generally, and how the current time of shortfalls is an opportunity for fundamental tax reform.
- Here are blogs about state tax policy.
Look at Tax Foundation information state-by-state at this page.Share