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State Net Capitol Journal – June 15, 2015; California Considering Prop 13 Reform
Posted on 15 Jun 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes CA Considering Prop 13 Reform A bill introduced last week in California would overhaul Proposition 13 -- the landmark property tax limit initiative approved by the state’s voters in 1978 -- to allow regular reassessments... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – April 7, 2014; Cigarette Taxes Spurring Costly Crime
Posted on 7 Apr 2014 by State Net

Budget & Taxes CIGARETTE TAXES SPURRING COSTLY CRIME: Forty-seven states, the District of Columbia and New York City have increased their tobacco taxes a total of 113 times since 2000, according to the Federation of Tax Administrators. All that... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – June 22, 2015; Some Republicans Embracing Tax Hikes
Posted on 22 Jun 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes Some Republicans Embracing Tax Hikes After Republicans swept into control of 29 governor’s offices and 25 state legislatures in the 2010 elections, they moved aggressively to cut spending and taxes. The cuts continued the... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – July 20, 2015; Kansas Keeping Some Tax Credits Secret
Posted on 20 Jul 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes KS Keeping Some Tax Credits Secret According to Kansas’ Department of Revenue, in 2013 the state granted $622 million in income and privilege tax credits, allowing taxpayers to deduct various qualifying expenses from their... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – March 9, 2015; Louisiana Governor Proposes Tax-Credit Changes
Posted on 9 Mar 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes LA GOV PROPOSES TAX-CREDIT CHANGES: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's (R) administration proposed a 2016 budget last month that included deep cuts that would close community health clinics and historic sites, as well as force more... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – August 10, 2015; States Embrace Earned Income Tax Credit
Posted on 10 Aug 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes States Embrace Earned Income Tax Credit As states continue to recover from the Great Recession, several are embracing a tax credit to help bring working families along. This year five states, including California and Massachusetts... Read More