Tag: Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force

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  • State of the Commonwealth: Massachusetts image

    State of the Commonwealth: Massachusetts

    Governor Charlie Baker had a good week following the news that General Electric is moving its corporate headquarters to Boston. If Baker and Massachusetts continue to implement spending and tax reductions, …

  • State of the State: New Mexico image

    State of the State: New Mexico

    New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez recently gave her State of the State address, opening the 2016 legislative session. The governor’s address reflected the crossroads at which New Mexico currently stands.

  • Resolution Calling for a Federal Balanced Budget Amendment image

    Resolution Calling for a Federal Balanced Budget Amendment

    {Title, enacting clause, etc.} A RESOLUTION, for the purpose of petitioning the Congress of the United States to adopt an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, for submission to …

  • K-12 Efficiency Commission image

    K-12 Efficiency Commission

    Summary There is hereby established the K-12 Efficiency Commission.  The commission shall study and make recommendations to the legislature regarding opportunities to make more efficient use of taxpayer money. The …

  • Resolution on Federal Maintenance of Effort Requirements image

    Resolution on Federal Maintenance of Effort Requirements

    WHEREAS, maintenance of effort requirements contained in federal cost sharing programs, grants and regulatory agreements with [insert state] restrict state legislators’ ability to appropriate state funds and set regulatory policy; …

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    Tax Reduction Fund

    Model Policy Section 1. {Title} This act shall be known as the {chosen state tax} Tax Reduction Fund Section 2. {Definition} (a)  The {chosen state tax} tax reduction fund is a special …

  • An ACT to prohibit state agencies from obligating the state to federal maintenance of effort requirements image

    An ACT to prohibit state agencies from obligating the state to federal maintenance of effort requirements

    Summary This act would prohibit state agencies from committing the state to federal maintenance of effort requirements without approval of the legislature.   Model Policy Section 1. {Title} This act shall be …

  • An Act to Establish the State Obligation Recovery Center image

    An Act to Establish the State Obligation Recovery Center

    Section 1. {Title} This act shall be known as An Act to establish the State Obligation Recovery Center Section 2. The SORC shall have the ability to use the referring …

  • Resolution Urging Congress to Eliminate Discriminatory State and Local Taxes on Automobile Renters image

    Resolution Urging Congress to Eliminate Discriminatory State and Local Taxes on Automobile Renters

    Summary This resolution encourages Congress to eliminate discriminatory State and Local Taxes on automobile renters.   Model Resolution WHEREAS, since 1976, 43 states and the District of Columbia have enacted …

  • Resolution in Support of Pension Reform Bridge Funding and Compliant OPEB Liability Funding image

    Resolution in Support of Pension Reform Bridge Funding and Compliant OPEB Liability Funding

    Whereas, State, County and Municipal Governments have accrued trillions of dollars in unfunded Pension and OPEB Post-Retirement Benefit Liabilities over the course of many decades. Whereas, these unfunded Pension and …

  • ALEC Principles of Taxation image

    ALEC Principles of Taxation

    The proper function of taxation is to raise money for core functions of government, not to direct the behavior of citizens or close budget gaps created by overspending. This is …

  •  Vote on Taxes Joint Resolution image

     Vote on Taxes Joint Resolution

    WHEREAS, With our nation’s debt expected to exceed $20 trillion dollars or $250,000 for a family of four by 2020*; and WHEREAS, Annual interest on the debt is expected to be …

  • Automatic Income Tax Rate Adjustment Act (AMENDMENTS IN PDF) image

    Automatic Income Tax Rate Adjustment Act (AMENDMENTS IN PDF)

    SNPS 2019 Amendments in PDF Here Section 1. {Adjustment Rate} (A) In any fiscal year in which the amount of selected actual state general fund receipts …

  • Retirement System Board of Trustees and Employees Prudent Investor Act image

    Retirement System Board of Trustees and Employees Prudent Investor Act

    Retirement System Board of Trustees and Employees Prudent Investor Act Summary This Act promotes security, stability, and accountability in state retirement systems. A trustee or director of a …

  • Tax Expenditure Transparency Act image

    Tax Expenditure Transparency Act

    Summary The legislature finds that the state’s tax code includes tax expenditures enacted to achieve a variety of policy goals for the public interest. The ultimate goal should be for …

  • Independent Revenue Forecasting Act image

    Independent Revenue Forecasting Act

    Independent Revenue Forecasting Act Summary Faulty state revenue forecasts often result in huge budget gaps. Often, these gaps are so big that lawmakers push for tax increases to …

  • Interstate Compact Sunshine Act image

    Interstate Compact Sunshine Act

    Interstate Compact Sunshine Act Summary Interstate compacts are a valuable and useful tool under the state and federal constitutions for the states to address public policy problems in …

  • Flat Tax Option Act image

    Flat Tax Option Act

    Flat Tax Option Act Summary The cost of tax compliance in the United States is staggering. Individuals and businesses waste millions of dollars each year complying with state and …

  • Fiscal Note Act image

    Fiscal Note Act

    Fiscal Note Act Summary The Fiscal Note Act is designed to make state legislatures more fiscally responsible by informing legislators of all costs associated with a particular bill. This …

  • 21st Century Commercial Nexus Act image

    21st Century Commercial Nexus Act

     21st Century Commercial Nexus Act  Summary The productivity enhancing gains of the “new economy” have led to unprecedented levels of economic growth in the United States. The Internet and …