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Will Las Vegas hit Blackjack with the Raiders... or Bust?

by Ari Boosalis / /

Taxpayers should be alarmed by the new stadium in Las Vegas would require $750 million in public funding.


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Latest Report from Sen. Flake Makes the Case for Tax Reform

by Nan Swift / /

On Wednesday, Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) unveiled his latest compendium of government waste, taking on the Tax Code.
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Research 

Paid Parental Leave Bill Could Hurt D.C.'s Economy

by Spencer Woody / /

D.C. City Council fails to recognize the potential economic impact of their parental leave bill.
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Research 

Spending through the Tax Code: Refundable Credits

by Demian Brady / /

When a tax cut is promised, most people think that taxpayers simply get to keep more of what they've earned. But, this isn't always the case.
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The House Passed a Concrete Tax Bill to Extend Checkoff Schemes to Commerce Department

by Demian Brady, Andrew Wilford / /

There are currently 22 "checkoff" programs administered by the USDA that assess compulsory fees on industry producers.
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An Honest Discussion of Energy Tax Policy

by Andy Truelove / /

Last week's Senate Finance Committee hearing on energy tax policy set the stage for much-needed reform.
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Research 

Gun Taxes, Revenues, and Taxpayer Compliance Burdens

by Demian Brady / /

Taxpayers may be all too familiar with the Internal Revenue Service, but that is not the only federal tax-collecting entity. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, the 3rd largest tax agency, enforces compliance and collects federal excise taxes on
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Issue Brief 

Where Have All the Corporations Gone?

by Brandon Arnold / /

Despite the repeated efforts of the U.S. Treasury Department, several corporations are taking steps to relocate their headquarters to other countries. Others are considering similar moves. Many of these moves occur in the form of an "inversion," in which
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New Anti-Inversion Rules Ignore the Real Problem of High Corporate Income Tax

by Nan Swift / /

As threatened, the Treasury Department took additional steps to combat corporate inversions, heaping more regulations on corporations and compounding our toxic business climate.
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Bernie Sanders Seeks to Create Hostile Work Environment for U.S. Businesses

by Nan Swift / /

Presidential candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has asked the Treasury Department to take action to prevent Pfizer from reincorporating overseas.
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