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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

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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

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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

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Dynamic scoring, sobering results: More on the Tax Foundation’s analysis of GOP candidates’ tax plans

By Matthew E. Milliken
MEMwrites.wordpress.com
Nov. 14, 2015

Recently, I performed some sophisticated data crunching on a Tax Foundation analysis of the tax-reform plans of seven Republican presidential candidates. 920 more words

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Deficits as far as the eye can see: An overview of the Republican presidential candidates’ tax plans

By Matthew E. Milliken
MEMwrites.wordpress.com
Nov. 11, 2015

Last month, I examined a common theme in the tax reform plans of seemingly every Republican presidential candidate: The notion that, as… 673 more words

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A Much Better Way to do Tax Reform

My last two posts, here and here, have pointed out the folly of the tax plans of the presidential candidates from both parties:

  • The Republican plans would stimulate the economy but at a cost of huge increases in the national debt, even using dynamic scoring to take into account the growth effects of these plans.
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Jack Heidel