Who Wants a Tax Increase?

Tax Policy – Who Wants a Tax Increase? The OECD recently released the 2018 results of their “Risks that Matter Survey.” This survey covers a broad range of policy issues that people face in countries around the world. The survey covered more than 22,000...

Texas Considers Options for Reducing Property Taxes

Tax Policy – Texas Considers Options for Reducing Property Taxes The Texas legislature is considering two pieces of legislation (Senate Bill 2 and Senate Joint Resolution 76) which are aimed at reducing local property tax burdens. SB 2 would cap property...

The First Filing Season under the TCJA

Tax Policy – The First Filing Season under the TCJA Today, April 15, brings to a close the first tax-filing season after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’s (TCJA) overhaul of the individual income tax system. Now that most Americans have filed their 2018 tax...

Will North Carolina Reduce its Franchise Tax?

Tax Policy – Will North Carolina Reduce its Franchise Tax? North Carolina Senate Finance Committee Chairs Ralph Hise (R), Paul Newton (R), and Jerry W. Tillman (R) this month introduced Senate Bill 622, the Tax Reduction Act of 2019. This bill includes...