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August 22, 2017
Research & Commentary: South Carolina Should Continue to Avoid Grocery Tax
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the potential return of grocery taxes in South Carolina and the problems the tax would create.
Taxes
August 18, 2017
Research & Commentary: Tobacco Tax Hike Won’t Solve South Dakota’s Budget Problem
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a tobacco tax hike being considered in South Dakota.
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August 16, 2017
Research & Commentary: Seattle Income Tax Seeks to Bypass the Will of Washington State Voters
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed millionaire tax in Seattle and how similar taxes have failed to shore up budgets and increase revenue.
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June 28, 2017
Research & Commentary: Millionaire Tax a Bad Bet for Massachusetts
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines millionaire taxes, the proposed hike in Massachusetts, and the failure of these taxes in other states.
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June 28, 2017
Research & Commentary: States Should Move Away from Grocery Taxes
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines grocery taxes, the problems they create, and how repeal has been difficult.
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June 19, 2017
Research & Commentary: Maine Considers Reviving Tip Credit
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposal that would reestablish tip credits in Maine.

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Taxes
August 22, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the potential return of grocery taxes in South Carolina and the problems the tax would create.
August 18, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a tobacco tax hike being considered in South Dakota.
August 16, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed millionaire tax in Seattle and how similar taxes have failed to shore up budgets and increase revenue.
June 28, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines millionaire taxes, the proposed hike in Massachusetts, and the failure of these taxes in other states.
June 28, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines grocery taxes, the problems they create, and how repeal has been difficult.
June 19, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposal that would reestablish tip credits in Maine.
June 19, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed gross receipts tax in Wyoming and how these taxes are very harmful to economic competitiveness and a state’s ability to attract new businesses.
June 14, 2017
By Jonathan Williams, Joel Griffith, Elliot Young, Christine Smith
This report, written by American Legislative Exchange Council chief economist Jonathan Williams, examines all 50 state governors’ annual speeches, identifying trends in legislative priorities.
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June 8, 2017
By John Nothdurft
In an effort to fill budget holes, many states push to collect taxes from online and catalog purchases. The Marketplace Fairness Act would allow state governments to change sales taxes on out-of-state retailers, placing the tax burden onto businesses.
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June 1, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the revived Marketplace Fairness Act and the negative effect it would have on the Internet economy.