Task Force on Tax and Fiscal Policy

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Tax Force on Tax and Fiscal Policy
Thursday, December 7, 2017
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Maryland Senator Gail Bates—Public Sector Chair
Jonathan Small, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs—Private Sector Chair
Jonathan Williams—ALEC Chief Economist and Vice President, Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force
Joel Griffith – ALEC Director of Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force

2:30 PM Call to Order, Welcome and Introductions

2:35 PM Old Business – Approval of Annual Meeting Minutes

2:40 PM A Report from the Fiscal Policy Reform Working Group

2:45 PM A Report from the Public Pension Reform Working Group

2:50 PM A Report from the E-Commerce and Taxation Joint Working Group

2:55 PM A Report from the Education and Taxation Joint Working Group

3:00 PM A Report from the Center for State Fiscal Reform

3:05 PM Unaccountable and Unaffordable 2017: pension reform report from ALEC

3:15 PM Discriminatory Taxation: the Chicago and Santa Fe Lessons

3:25 PM Budget Battles from the Past Year: Alaska, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Connecticut

3:45 PM Rich States, Poor States 10th edition

4:05 PM Legislative Leaders Panel: Pension Reform Wins

4:25 PM Federal Tax Reform: the Impact on State Budgets and Taxpayers

4:40 PM Consequences of Cronyism: Stadium Subsidies and Tax Incentives

4:50 PM Online Sales Taxation Updates

5:00 PM Principles of Tax Policy

5:15 PM New Model Policy for Consideration
Resolution Urging Congress to pass a No Taxation Without Representation Act
Resolution Opposing Federal Bailouts of State and Local Pension Plans

Model Policy for Five Year Review Process
Recommended for sunsetting
Recommended for renewal

5:25 PM New Business

5:30 PM Adjournment