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Taxes
November 12, 2019
Research & Commentary: Utah Considers Regressive Grocery Tax Hike
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed tax increase on food purchased in Utah grocery stores.
Taxes
November 8, 2019
Research & Commentary: State or Local, Internet Sales Taxes Harm E-Commerce
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a a new plan in Alaska that would allow cities and boroughs in the state to collect from online purchases.
Taxes
October 29, 2019
IRS Draft Regulations: Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds
Notice of proposed rule-making and public hearing (postponed to Feb. 14, 2019)
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October 11, 2019
Research & Commentary: Utah Studies New Method for Transportation Funding
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses gas taxes, Utah's efforts to improve transportation funding, and why gas taxes are an ineffective, regressive form of taxation that leave transportation systems shortchanged.
Taxes
October 11, 2019
Research & Commentary: Minnesota Should Not Hike Gas Tax to Fund Infrastructure
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed gas tax increase in Minnesota that could increase gas prices in the state by 13 to 15 cents per gallon to cover infrastructure improvements.
Taxes
October 2, 2019
Research & Commentary: Tax Hikes will not Save California’s Schools
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a ballot initiative campaign in California that would impose huge tax increases in an effort to improve K-12 education funding.

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Taxes
November 12, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed tax increase on food purchased in Utah grocery stores.
November 8, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a a new plan in Alaska that would allow cities and boroughs in the state to collect from online purchases.
October 29, 2019
By Internal Revenue Service
Notice of proposed rule-making and public hearing (postponed to Feb. 14, 2019)
October 11, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses gas taxes, Utah's efforts to improve transportation funding, and why gas taxes are an ineffective, regressive form of taxation that leave transportation systems shortchanged.
October 11, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed gas tax increase in Minnesota that could increase gas prices in the state by 13 to 15 cents per gallon to cover infrastructure improvements.
October 2, 2019
By Matthew Glans, Lennie Jarratt
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a ballot initiative campaign in California that would impose huge tax increases in an effort to improve K-12 education funding.
September 30, 2019
By Treasury Inspector General For Tax Administration
Thousands of people have falsely claimed electric vehicle tax credits, costing tax payers more than $71 milliion.
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September 26, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses sales tax holidays and how they mask wider problems in a sales tax system.
September 19, 2019
By Matthew Glans, Lennie Jarratt
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans and Lennie Jarratt discuss a new ballot initiative in Idaho that would increase taxes on both high-income Idahoans and corporations in the state to raise funds for K-12 education.
September 11, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this FAQ, Matthew Glans examines the effect of gasoline tax changes on the price of fuel, availability of stations, and the overall impact on consumers and the economy across state borders.