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Kill the Death Tax

September 03, 2014 J

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. Family-owned farms and businesses are most vulnerable to the death tax. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. […]

Obama’s New “Green” Tax

September 03, 2013 J

President Obama wants to levy a new tax on Americans. What’s a carbon tax? A carbon tax is basically, if you don’t conform to his way of thinking “green”, you will be punished and charged for it. This will not only lead to skyrocketing energy prices, but it also will force energy companies to consider […]

“All Tax” Budget Deal Advances

May 13, 2013 J,

According to a report from the Star Tribune, DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and Democratic legislative leaders yesterday reached an absurd budget agreement that calls for nearly $3 billion in new taxes to resolve a $627 million deficit.

CARBON TAX CLAIMS DON’T HOLD UP

April 09, 2013 J,

In a recent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, George Shultz and Gary Becker attempt to argue, again, why a revenue-neutral carbon tax is good policy. Their piece makes several easily refutable claims; let’s take each in turn.