Wisconsin Veterans & Military Members Tax Credits

The state of Wisconsin offers tax credits to veterans and military members. For more information please see https://www.revenue.wi.gov/individuals/military.html Transcript: The Wisconsin Department of Revenue has a number of tax credits available for military members and veterans. The first credit relates to your property taxes. If you are a veteran or surviving spouse, you can claim […]

Tax Foundation University 2017: Tax Reform, Budget, and Budget Process

Director of Federal Projects, Kyle Pomerleau, discusses: -How the budget rules affect how you craft a tax reform plan -How the Blueprint’s designers may have had the budget process in mind -Alternative revenue sources, spending offset, means of coping with budget issues -Transition issues Download course materials here: https://files.taxfoundation.org/20170718115720/TFU-Week-6.pdf Register for Tax Foundation University online […]

Tax Foundation University 2017: Details of Major Tax Plans: Nunes, Cardin, Trump, & House

Key points: -Balancing growth, distribution, revenue, and simplicity requires awareness of trade-offs, interactions, and conflicts -Caution in using tax expenditure lists -Dynamic evaluation of current major tax plans Download course materials here: https://files.taxfoundation.org/20170711091845/2017-TFU-lecture-5-Nunes-Cardin-Blueprint-Trump.pdf Register for Tax Foundation University online here: https://taxfoundation.org/tax-foundation-university-remote/#enroll

Tax Foundation University 2017: Analyzing Major Tax Reform Plans

The Cardin proposal, the Nunes plan, the House Republican Ways and Means Blueprint, and others. How do they compare with the basic reform criteria? What is their growth potential, their budget implications? What elements drive their growth? What elements make their math work (or fail to)? Also discussed: dynamic scoring, history of past tax bills, […]

Talking Tax Reform: The Tax Code as a Barrier to Entrepreneurship

There are millions of entrepreneurs in the United States, spread across nearly every major industry. While every entrepreneur has a different business model and unique concerns, they all tend to face similar challenges with our tax code. The federal tax code penalizes businesses with large, up-front losses; discourages investors from pursuing risky opportunities; and makes […]