California – The Challenge Of Taxing Services

California Tax Foundation Every few years, there are renewed discussions of imposing a sales tax on services in California, often proposed in the name of “modernizing the economy,” closing California’s budget gap, or stabilizing cyclical fluctuations in tax revenue. Recently, Continue reading California – The Challenge Of Taxing Services

Multi-State – State Rundown 2/23: Regressive Tax Proposals Multiplying

Tax Justice Blog February 23, 2017 05:01 PM By Meg Wiehe, Director of Programs at ITEP This week saw a nearly successful attempt to right the fiscal ship in Kansas; regressive tax proposals introduced in West Virginia, Georgia, and Missouri; Continue reading Multi-State – State Rundown 2/23: Regressive Tax Proposals Multiplying

North Carolina – Tax Reform Legislation Enacted

SALT Report 2765 – On July 23, 2013, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed legislation that includes amendments to the following sales and use tax provisions. Repealed Exemptions Effective January 1, 2014, the following sales and use tax exemptions will Continue reading North Carolina – Tax Reform Legislation Enacted

Louisiana – Governor Drops Tax Reform Proposal

SALT Report 2360 – Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced that he is “parking” his controversial tax reform package. As previously reported in SALT Report 2265, the Governor discussed his administration’s proposal to end state income taxes and broaden the sales Continue reading Louisiana – Governor Drops Tax Reform Proposal

Kentucky – Commission on Tax Reform Recommends New Taxes

SALT Report 1986 – On December 17, 2007 the Kentucky Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform issued their findings and recommendations to Governor Beshear. The Commission’s primary focus was on reforming the state’s tax code to make Kentucky more bus… Continue reading Kentucky – Commission on Tax Reform Recommends New Taxes