Tags » Tax Foundation

Another Ballot Battle in Oregon is Brewing: Initiative Petition 27

The Joint Committee on Tax Reform continues to meet in Oregon, even though it’s facing strong headwinds. Republicans seem unlikely to support any gross receipts tax proposal in the legislature during this session without significant pension reform and other cost containment measures. 40 more words

Oregon Legislature

Oregon’s “Kicker” Kicks the State While It’s Down

Oregon is facing a budget shortfall of $1.4 billion or more in the coming biennium, but here’s the kicker (literally): Oregonians are likely to get a tax refund designed for when the state experiences an unexpected revenue windfall. 13 more words

Oregon Legislature

Trump’s tax reform:
–individual rates 10, 25 and 35%
–childcare tax credit
–15% business rate
-repeal death tax
-repeal AMT

The reason for why the republicans have been covering for their standard bearer, President Donald Trump is so that they can have a real chance to pass the biggest corporate tax cut that would be considered a once in a lifetime opportunity. 1,336 more words


America's Miserably Anti-Competitive Tax System

A couple of days ago, I wrote about the new rankings from the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report and noted that America’s private sector is considered world class but that our public sector ranks poorly compared to many other developed nations. 471 more words


How Will Hillary Clinton Do on the Economy?

With Donald Trump dropping in the polls, whirling out of control and unwilling to withdraw from the race, my attention now turns to Hillary Clinton and what she is likely to do as President. 297 more words

Jack Heidel

‘Nothing to see here, folks,’ 2017 edition

Basic flaws remain in Tax Foundation business index

The Tax Foundation released the 14th edition of its State Business Tax Climate Index (SBTCI) today (Sept. 28). 482 more words