State-by-State Job Impacts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2018

Our updated analysis of the state-by-state impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act shows that the new federal tax law will create 215,000 full-time equivalent jobs in 2018. Here's how each state will be affected. Read More

Evaluating the SALT Deduction Constitutional Challenge

Four states have brought a lawsuit against the federal tax bill claiming that its $10,000 cap on the state-local deduction is unconstitutional. Here's why the lawsuit has little merit. Read More

Sales Tax Holidays: Politically Expedient but Poor Tax Policy, 2018

Sales tax holidays are not sound tax policy as they create complexities for all involved, while inserting the political process into consumer decisions. Read More

Making the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Individual Income Tax Provisions Permanent

If extended, the individual income tax provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would increase long-run GDP by 2.2 percent, long-run wages by 0.9 percent, and add 1.5 million full-time equivalent jobs. Read More

What Does the Wayfair Decision Really Mean for States, Businesses, and Consumers?

Various interpretations of the recent Wayfair decision from the U.S. Supreme Court has led to confusion about its impact for online sellers and consumers. We clear up that confusion with this Q&A. Read More

The Distributional Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act over the Next Decade

Taxpayers in every income level will receive a tax cut in 2018 and for most of the next decade. See how the size of that tax cut will vary for each income group over the next decade with our new, long-term distributional analysis. Read More


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