Tax Reforms in Georgia 2004-2012

Tax Reforms in Georgia 2004-2012

Key Findings The country of Georgia has successfully implemented dramatic tax services reforms over the last two decades. The system has moved from one with lots of complexity to one that promotes investment and economic growth. The main features of the current system...

State Tax Changes as of July 1, 2019

Key Findings Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia had notable tax services changes take effect on July 1, 2019. Indiana had the lone corporate income tax services change, with the rate decreasing from 5.75 to 5.5 percent. Two states saw changes to certain...
A Preliminary Look at 2018 Tax Data

A Preliminary Look at 2018 Tax Data

At the end of June, the Internal Revenue Service released the first set of tax services return data from 2018. These are the first numbers on the effects of the tax services Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was passed in December of 2017. The preliminary data provides...
Beto O’Rourke’s War Tax is a New Approach

Beto O’Rourke’s War Tax is a New Approach

Last month, Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke reintroduced his “war tax services” proposal as part of a broader initiative to address veterans’ issues. It mirrors the Veterans Health Care Trust Fund Act, which stalled in the...