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Bernie Sanders and his supporters are ignorant of the cost of his programs

Last week the Federal Government’s General Accounting Office (GAO) gave Congress a financial update for the nation that will have implications for the future of the entire country.  500 more words

One Page Tax Form

Every year I get more organized, but my taxes seem to take longer to do in spite of it. This year was no exception. I have learned to put all things tax related into a single pocket in my document organizer, but when it comes around to collecting data to support my deductions (loop holes) I suffer. 461 more words


Tax Foundation | Facts & Figures State Comparison

The Tax Foundation has just released the 2016 edition of its Facts and Figures publication which compares the tax and spending policies of all 50 states. 243 more words


South Dakota's Tax Burden Ranks 2nd Lowest in the Nation

South Dakota is at the top of the list again (or perhaps I should say bottom of the list, since we are #49 on this list)! 289 more words


Tax Reform and Economic Growth

In a recent post I pointed out that both Republican and Democratic presidential candidates are being unrealistic with their tax reform proposals:

  • The Republican plans would stimulate the economy but at the cost of huge increases in the national debt, even taking into account the growth effects of these plans.
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Jack Heidel

SD in the News: Retirees, Business Tax Climate, & Raising a Family

How is it already November? Why is Thanksgiving NEXT WEEK!? We won’t be digging into the scintillating topic of where the year 2015 has gone, but we are going to look at some great rankings and press on South Dakota. 185 more words


Don't compound Iowa tax inequity

The first report by a self-proclaimed conservative think tank in Iowa is getting some attention today, and reviving dubious ideas about taxes.

First, we applaud the recognition from Engage Iowa that… 405 more words