Forbes: When States Make Empty Promises, Taxpayers Walk
Apr16

Forbes: When States Make Empty Promises, Taxpayers Walk

As American taxpayers wrap up their individual tax filings, the vast majority of our state legislatures still have a few weeks or months to complete their efforts for state tax reform. In the coming days, small business owners will try hard to forget how much they paid into the system in 2012. Given the pain associated with paying, measured against the return, one can easily see why business owners move to more tax-advantaged...

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Forbes: Why All Governors Need A ‘Empleos Ahora’ (Jobs Now) Tax Haven Strategy Like Puerto Rico
Mar29

Forbes: Why All Governors Need A ‘Empleos Ahora’ (Jobs Now) Tax Haven Strategy Like Puerto Rico

Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com One could argue that the new face of American leadership can be found in Puerto Rico. Take, for example, newly elected Governor Alejandro Garcἰa Padilla.  He won a narrow election in what could someday be America’s 51st state, on an island with 3.7 million people.  Perhaps most importantly, the new administration seems to be continuing the business- and investment-friendly policies of...

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CPAC is Done:  Now What?  Three Steps to Ready Positive Change
Mar21

CPAC is Done: Now What? Three Steps to Ready Positive Change

by How Money Walks author Travis H. Brown Perhaps you returned home from a large conference (like #CPAC2013) feeling the urge to transform your state.  Maybe you heard from a Governor or a Congressman and now you are fired up to engage your local community.  It’s  time to arm yourself with some #howmoneywalks facts to have in the palm of your hand.   Enhancing your book library, reading list, and referrals to others are all great...

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Conference Media and Marketing – Travis H. Brown
Mar18

Conference Media and Marketing – Travis H. Brown

I recently lead my book tour to CPAC 2013. The How Money Walks booth generated a great deal of media buzz and conference excitement. We used large touch screen televisions to drive interactive data and prompted attendees to “transform their state” with our data. In this video we discuss a few pointers on connecting with media and creating quality interactive engagement at your next...

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How State & Local Governments Tax U.S. Businesses
Feb25

How State & Local Governments Tax U.S. Businesses

By Travis H. Brown During my book tour travels to share information about taxpayer mobility for How Money Walks, I often field the question about how our states and cities attract or discourage business investment within their community.  Lately, there has been more debate in Washington, DC and beyond about how to why to lower corporate income taxes from groups such as the United States Chamber of Commerce. I had the occasion to join...

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