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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
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December 4, 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Heartland Institute Experts React to the Senate Passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
"Just in time for Christmas, the U.S. Senate’s approval of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is one of the best gifts taxpayers will find under their tree this year – or even during their lifetimes." - Jesse Hathaway
Taxes
December 4, 2017
Pennsylvanians Approve Property Tax Reform
Pennsylvania voters approved a ballot question amending the state’s constitution to allow the General Assembly to give local taxing agencies the power to grant full property tax exemptions.
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December 4, 2017
Philadelphia Sugar-Sweetened Tax Sours Business Leaders
As the first anniversary of Philadelphia’s excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages draws near, business leaders are criticizing the surcharge.
Taxes
December 3, 2017
Friendly Tax Climate Gives Florida Lawmakers Reason to Celebrate
In addition to ringing in 2018 in January, Florida state lawmakers can celebrate their state’s high ranking in the 2018 edition of the Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index report.
Economy
December 3, 2017
Oklahoma Legislator Plans Reboot for Bill Ending Film Tax Credit
After a proposed bill that would have canceled the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program stalled during the state Legislature’s 2017 special session, state Rep. Kevin Calvey (R-Oklahoma City) says he will try again in 2018.

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Taxes
December 4, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jesse Hathaway, Clifford Thies, Robert Genetski, Howard L. Simons, Bette Grande, Charles W. Baird, Gary Wolfram, Barry P. Keating, Russ McCullough
"Just in time for Christmas, the U.S. Senate’s approval of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is one of the best gifts taxpayers will find under their tree this year – or even during their lifetimes." - Jesse Hathaway
December 4, 2017
By Michael Carroll
Pennsylvania voters approved a ballot question amending the state’s constitution to allow the General Assembly to give local taxing agencies the power to grant full property tax exemptions.
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December 4, 2017
By Michael Carroll
As the first anniversary of Philadelphia’s excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages draws near, business leaders are criticizing the surcharge.
December 3, 2017
By Andrew Burger
In addition to ringing in 2018 in January, Florida state lawmakers can celebrate their state’s high ranking in the 2018 edition of the Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index report.
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December 3, 2017
By Lindsey Curnutte
After a proposed bill that would have canceled the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program stalled during the state Legislature’s 2017 special session, state Rep. Kevin Calvey (R-Oklahoma City) says he will try again in 2018.
November 30, 2017
By Lindsey Curnutte
Nashville, Tennessee residents may pay for a new, privately owned soccer stadium after the city’s Metropolitan Council approved a big subsidy for a facility expected to cost $275 million.
November 29, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Americans have suffered through years of the weakest economic rebound following a recession in modern history. Thankfully, to riff on a popular advertising jingle, “R-E-F-O-R-M” spells “relief.”
November 27, 2017
By Leo Pusateri
With both chambers of Congress having approved H.R. 1, also known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a congressional conference committee will reconcile differences between the bill’s two versions.
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November 27, 2017
By Herbert J. Walberg, Joseph Bast
The Heartland Institute announced the release of the fourth edition of The Patriot’s Toolbox,
November 18, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Kentucky state lawmakers continue to delay reforming the state’s public pension systems.