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2018 State Business Tax Climate Index

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The Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index enables business leaders, government policymakers, and taxpayers to gauge how their states’ tax systems compare. While there are many ways to show how much is collected in taxes by state governments, the Index is designed to show how well states structure their tax systems, and provides a roadmap for improvement.… Read more

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Burman Presents A Tax Credit To Make Work Really Pay Today At Loyola-L.A

Monday, October 16, 2017

Burman Presents A Tax Credit To Make Work Really Pay Today At Loyola-L.A

Leonard Burman (Tax Policy Center) presents A Tax Credit to Make Work Really Pay at Loyola-L.A. today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Katie Pratt and Ted Seto:

Middle class wages have been stagnant for the past four decades, barely keeping up with inflation.

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Examining Different Assumptions About The Republican Framework’s Impact On Lower Middle-Income Households

A few weeks ago, Republican leadership released a framework for a tax overhaul, which outlined some basic parameters for the tax bill that Republicans hope to pass this fall. Since then, there has been some controversy about how the plan would affect lower middle-income households, due to concerns about proposals to eliminate the personal exemption and raise the lowest income tax rate to 12 percent.… Read more

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Head Of Tax Practice At BigLaw Firm Sentenced To 24 Months In Federal Prison For Tax Evasion: ‘Everyone — Including Tax Lawyers — Must Be Truthful In Reporting Their Income’

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Wage Credit Is A Simple Solution For Tax Reform Of Passthrough Businesses, But Greed Gets In The Way

Wage Credit Is a Simple Solution for Tax Reform of Passthrough Businesses, But Greed Gets in the Way

For years—especially since the Republican Congress and President Obama agreed to extend the Bush tax cuts to all but those in the highest brackets — passthrough businesses have been bemoaning their potentially unfair treatment under the next tax reform.

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