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On-Line Sales Tax Exemption to End for Amazon.com’s Florida Customers

By on Apr 22, 2014

Over the years, more and more consumers have gravitated toward buying whatever they need through one of the internet retailing giants, such as Seattle-based Amazon.com. Let’s face it: What could be more convenient than sitting in a comfortable chair with a cup of coffee and an iPad? You can search for virtually any product from any retailer or manufacturer, compare...

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Critics such as liberal think-tank ITEP continue to impales themselves on the job creation data from no-income tax states.

By on Apr 21, 2014

Critics have recently attacked the economic growth and job creation records on no-income tax states. Organizations such as ITEP have published articles attacking no-income tax states and defending the failures of high tax states. It’s important to look at the claims they make in order to decipher the twisted logic by which they seek to defend the indefensible...

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Seismic Activity Could Affect the Future Revenue Stream of Oil and Natural Gas Producing States

By on Apr 15, 2014

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal addressed the state-imposed limitation of fracking operations in Ohio. Geologists there are beginning to make a direct correlation between shale fracking operations, which involves injecting fluids deep underground, and low-level seismic activity detected in the local area. In the case of Ohio, several drilling sites have...

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Tesla Motors Plans Major Expansion, But Not in the Golden State

By on Apr 9, 2014

California-based Tesla Motors, electric vehicle pioneers and manufacturer of the high end, totally electric-powered Model S, has come up with a new business model in partnership with Panasonic. The cornerstone of the plan is the development and mass production of a new line of vehicles, priced to attract the general car-buying public. It is anticipated that the...

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Another Missed Opportunity to Cut Income Taxes in Georgia
Matt Blumenfeld

Another Missed Opportunity to Cut Income Taxes in Georgia

By on Apr 1, 2014

For the past two years, Georgia lawmakers have repeatedly discussed reducing or eliminating the state’s income tax. With tax reform sweeping the nation in 2013 and carrying over into 2014, this appeared to be the year the Peach State finally passed tax reform legislation. After two months and six days, the 2014 legislature adjourned after managing only to produce a...

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Scott Walker, Wisconsin’s Nearly 2 Billion Dollar Governor
Travis Brown

Scott Walker, Wisconsin’s Nearly 2 Billion Dollar Governor

By on Mar 31, 2014

What would your state’s governor do with a surplus of nearly $912 million? Would he or she elect to increase government spending? Store it all in a rainy day fund? Or pay off state debt and balance the budget? For Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, the decision was simple: cut taxes. Not only has Governor Walker cut taxes to the tune of nearly $2 billion dollars since...

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