Research Archives for 2017

Sensible improvements for Iowa taxes


Real tax reform would eliminate wasteful spending on tax breaks, transform a regressive system into one that fairly reflects ability to pay, and assure a stable revenues to fund education and other critical services.

Tax Foundation’s Waste of Time Index


All of the same problems remain with the Tax Foundation’s unreliable comparison of state business tax “climates.”

A lost sense of balance


Most Iowans lose in Trump-GOP plan — in services and balance of tax benefits

By Mike Owen
Substantive, reliable analysis increasingly shows that Iowans stand to lose in the tax plan that is being rushed through the United States Read more