4 pages have the tag Taxes

  • /news/columns/2015/a-business-owes-nothing-in-taxes-gets-a-state-check/
    Summary “Why doesn’t the press cover what’s happening with refundable tax credits?” I asked the journalist. We were chatting about what I found in the state budget.
    Body A Business Owes Nothing in Taxes & Gets a State Check? “Why doesn’t the press cover what’s happening with refundable tax credits?” I asked the journalist. We were chatting about what I found in the state budget. “Because the press doesn’t und...
  • Is There a “Good” Tax?

    Last edited: 03/21/2018

    /news/columns/2017/is-there-a-good-tax/
    Summary “Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society,” Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said ninety years ago.
    Body   Is There a “Good” Tax? “Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society,” Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said ninety years ago. Taxes pay for much of the goods and services we take for granted, such as roads, fire and police protectio...
  • /news/columns/2017/everyone-needs-to-pay-their-fair-share/
    Summary “Can anything be done to force the largest corporations in the state to pay something for the roads, ports, airports, fire and police services, educated workforce, etc. that they are using in our state?” Linea recently wrote to me. “This implies the ...
    Body Everyone Needs to Pay Their Fair Share Big-Business Tax Credits Mean Fewer Budget Dollars “Can anything be done to force the largest corporations in the state to pay something for the roads, ports, airports, fire and police services, educated workf...
  • /news/columns/2013/is-the-dairy-state-ready-for-tax-reform/
    Summary Get rid of tax credits for dairy farmers? No tax breaks for meat or food processing plants? Get rid of credits for ethanol? Cut beginning farmer credits?
    Body Is the Dairy State Ready for Tax Reform? Get rid of tax credits for dairy farmers? No tax breaks for meat or food processing plants? Get rid of credits for ethanol? Cut beginning farmer credits? You’ve got to give Representative Dale Kooyenga cre...