House Speaker Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin is opening the door to new initiatives aimed at helping low-income families as he prepares to discuss poverty in a forum showcasing GOP presidential candidates in Columbia, S.C.
For years, conservatives have argued against attempts to raise taxes on the most affluent Americans by warning that it will cause the wealthy to flee to other states with lower rates. The narrative picked up steam when progressive Democrat Bill de Blasio was elected mayor of New York City, campaigning on a plan to raise […]
A report released by the Center on Budget Policy and Priorities on Thursday shows that differing tax rates among states have negligible effects on whether or where Americans choose to move. In other words: Rick Perry is wrong. For years, conservative economists and politicians have touted lower tax rates as a major incentive that draws […]
By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline.org You can’t blame Minnesota taxpayers for being confused this tax season. The eleventh-hour addition of 10 new tax credits has flummoxed many of them, even as most other states report routine filings with a significant uptick in electronic submissions. The Minnesota situation is an anomaly in a tax season that […]