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The Golden “Nanny” State Wants $6.2 Billion in New Taxes

California state legislators have a solution to fulfill Gov. Gavin Newsom’s bloated $209 billion budget: tax anything and everything under the sun.

Peter Klensch April 11, 2019
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IM 25: Bad for South Dakota

On Tuesday, November 6, South Dakota voters will decide whether to approve Initiated Measure 25 (IM 25).  This measure would increase taxes on cigarettes by $1 per pack and increase the wholesale tax on tobacco products from 35 to 55 percent.  The...

Spencer Chretien November 1, 2018
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How Tax Reform 2.0 Could Impact Savings

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the tax bill passed in Congress last year, represents the most substantial change to the nation’s tax code in a generation. This change has greatly benefited the U.S.

Allen Johnson October 26, 2018
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Local Governments in Puerto Rico Punish Charitable Activity

When Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico and other places in the fall of 2017, Americans of all types raced to help.  Utility companies were among the first to provide aid, as restoring the island’s power grid was a monumental task. 

Spencer Chretien October 25, 2018
Press

Citizens Against Government Waste Lists Taxpayer Tricks and Treats For Halloween 2018

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 18th annual compilation of scary, surreal, and spine-tingling taxpayer tricks and treats.

Curtis Kalin October 24, 2018
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Initiative 185 Would Raise Taxes on All Montanans

Montanans will decide the fate of Initiative 185 when they vote this November.  The ballot measure is needed, proponents say, because it will finally accomplish the most noble, yet elusive, of goals: reducing smoking and raising revenue for the...

Spencer Chretien October 1, 2018
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States Must Stop Diverting 9-1-1 Fees

The National Emergency Number Association estimates that 240 million 9-1-1 calls are made each year, with more than 80 percent of those calls originating from wireless devices in some areas of the country.  The 9-1-1 emergency systems, includi

Deborah Collier August 21, 2018
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New Jersey Faces Plethora of Tax Increases

In the spring of 2018, New Jersey’s new governor and leaders in the legislature were arguing about which state taxes to raise.  Governor Phil Murphy had pledged to soak the wealthy with a state

Spencer Chretien July 17, 2018
Press

Citizens Against Government Waste Disagrees with SCOTUS Decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) expressed disappointment after the Supreme Court’s decision allowing states to force private companies to collect online sales taxes.

Curtis Kalin June 21, 2018
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Feds Need to Protect Taxpayer Information Better

Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the risk online activities pose to privacy and data security following the Equifax data breach and

Deborah Collier May 22, 2018
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New Jersey Politicians Argue About Which Taxes To Raise

There is a lesson to be learned from the dispute between political insiders in New Jersey that has unfolded over the last couple of months regarding raising taxes. 

Spencer Chretien May 3, 2018
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CBO Projects Strong Economic Growth in 2018 and 2019; Trillion Dollar Deficits By 2020

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook for 2018 to 2028.  In order to include several important pieces of budget and spending legislation that pa

Peter Klensch April 9, 2018

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