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Taxes
November 7, 2018
Research & Commentary: Washington State Should Reject Illegal Capital Gains Tax Proposal
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new budget proposal in Washington State that would create a new capital gains tax.
Climate Change
October 31, 2018
The Carbon Tax: Analysis of Six Potential Scenarios
An analysis of a range of 6 carbon tax scenarios finds every one of them would reduce economic growth, impede infrastructure development, and limit the government's ability to meet fiscal obligations and operations.
Energy
October 26, 2018
Research & Commentary: Carbon-Dioxide Tax Would Be Bad for Washington
Tax Would Start At $15 Per Ton, Rise By $2-Plus Inflation Per Ton Each Year
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Taxes
October 18, 2018
Research & Commentary: New Jersey Should End Its Automatic Gas Tax Hikes
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a proposal that would end automatic gas tax increases in New Jersey.
Taxes
October 9, 2018
Research & Commentary: Nebraska Should Avoid Millionaire Taxes
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses the negative effects of a millionaire tax, and why Nebraska should avoid imposing one.
Taxes
October 9, 2018
Research & Commentary: Gas Tax Dollars Should Be Reserved for Roads, Not Schools
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a nonbinding ballot initiative in Utah that would increase the state’s gasoline tax by 10 cents per gallon and why diverting road funds to education is poor public policy.

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Taxes
November 7, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new budget proposal in Washington State that would create a new capital gains tax.
October 31, 2018
By Capital Alpha Partners
An analysis of a range of 6 carbon tax scenarios finds every one of them would reduce economic growth, impede infrastructure development, and limit the government's ability to meet fiscal obligations and operations.
October 26, 2018
By Tim Benson
Tax Would Start At $15 Per Ton, Rise By $2-Plus Inflation Per Ton Each Year
October 18, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a proposal that would end automatic gas tax increases in New Jersey.
October 9, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses the negative effects of a millionaire tax, and why Nebraska should avoid imposing one.
October 9, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a nonbinding ballot initiative in Utah that would increase the state’s gasoline tax by 10 cents per gallon and why diverting road funds to education is poor public policy.
September 28, 2018
By Matthew Glans, Tim Benson
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans and Tim Benson examine the tax credits given to purchasers of electric vehicles, how they have been primarily used by the wealthy, and their general ineffectiveness in providing environmental benefits.
September 25, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses stadium subsidies, their negligible effect on local economies, and a how even a small city arena can have dire effects on a cities' budget.
September 20, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Kentucky's gas tax, how it fails to generate needed revenue for transportation projects, and the need for a new source of road funding.
September 19, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this Policy Brief, Heartland's Charlie Katebi and Lindsay Atkinson from the Idaho Freedom Foundation discuss how Milliman and other consulting firms routinely underestimate the cost of Obamacare's Medicaid expansion.