Tax Reform can Positively Impact All

December 19, 2014J,

The typical citizen likely can’t tell you what marginal rates they were taxed at, but they could give you a good idea about how they would spend $130. Adjustments to the tax code are important because they have a real impact on our lives. Last year Nebraska lawmakers made good progress. Senators indexed the income […]

Nebraska Tax Debate is Heating Up

December 10, 2014J,

Yesterday, the capitol was focused on taxes. As a group of children and their parents gathered around the Christmas tree in the Rotunda of the State Capitol, the Platte Institute unveiled their tax proposal, Strong Roots Nebraska. Later that day, the Revenue Committee held interim hearings for LR 566 and LR 571. These studies examined […]

Why the Inheritance Tax has to Go.

July 17, 2014J,

In Nebraska you pay taxes on what you earn, what you buy, what you own, and at the end of it all – what you choose to give to your family. Dick Clark of the Platte Institute wrote about the problems with the inheritance tax in the latest rendition of Platte Chat, Nebraska’s Destructive Inheritance Tax. Here’s […]