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Recent Press Releases
New Analysis: Little Growth From Temporary Corporate Rate Cut
New Book: Ohio Illustrated — A Visual Guide to Taxes and the Economy
Congressional Testimony: How the Border Adjustment Helps Fix Business Taxation in the United States
New Online Tool Shows Instability In States’ Cigarette Tax Revenue
In The News
CBS MoneyWatch: Will Seattle’s income tax on the rich backfire?
The Tax Foundation’s Joseph Henchman tells CBS MoneyWatch about the legal and policy issues surrounding Seattle’s local income tax.
PolitiFact: California’s taxes are ‘among the highest in the nation’
Using Tax Foundation data and insight from Joseph Henchman, Politifact partner Capital Public Radio (California) rates as “Mostly True” claims that California has some of the highest taxes in the country.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Las Vegas Review-Journal: 5 lessons from the Faraday Future fiasco
The Las Vegas Review-Journal includes comments from Tax Foundation Director of State Projects Scott Drenkard on the news that electric automobile manufacturer Faraday had ceased construction on a factory in the state, despite being awarded $335 million in tax incentives.
Politico: Not your father’s economy
A Politico Pro piece on how tax reform would impact the modern economy (versus 1986) features insight from the Tax Foundation’s Scott Greenberg.
CNNMoney: Will a corporate tax cut benefit the middle class?
CNN Money cites analysis by the Tax Foundation’s Kyle Pomerleau explaining that a temporary corporate tax cut will not do much for economic growth.
CNBC: Small businesses are hungry for tax reform
Tax Foundation Executive Vice President Joseph Henchman talks with CNBC about the positive aspects of North Carolina’s 2013 tax reform efforts.
The Cleveland Plain-Dealer
Cleveland Plain-Dealer: Ohio’s municipal, business taxes among the nation’s worst
The Cleveland Plain-Dealer featured analysis on Ohio’s tax code from the Tax Foundation’s latest chartbook, Ohio Illustrated.
Marketplace: Do tax cuts automatically lead to economic growth?
The Tax Foundation’s Kyle Pomerleau talks to Marketplace radio about how long it can take for the economy to respond to tax cuts.
The Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal: Trump’s Blue State Revival Plan
An editorial board in The Wall Street Journal cites Tax Foundation analysis on the state and local deduction showing which states and taxpayers benefit from the tax break.
WIRED: Who Will Pay for the Future if Not the Robots?
Tax Foundation Vice President of State Projects Joseph Henchman speaks with WIRED magazine about the future of taxes as automation becomes more prevalent.