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Akron Beacon Journal: After a decade of tax cuts in Ohio

August 20, 2014

"Zach Schiller of Policy Matters Ohio has assessed the broad impact of the changes, with the help of the Institute of Taxation and Economic Policy, a research group in Washington. In a report released this week, he found that as...

The Toledo Blade: Tax Shift and Shaft

August 19, 2014

By the Editorial Board: Nearly a decade ago, Ohio placed a fateful bet: that big tax cuts, especially for the state’s richest people and corporations, would generate strong job creation, economic growth, and revenue increases. That mostly hasn’t happened. Columbus’...

The Motley Fool: The 5 States with the Highest Sales Tax

August 17, 2014

By Jeremy Bowman: Nearly every state in the union charges a sales tax, and the tax levied on goods and services sold at the retail level is just one of many tools states use to collect revenue, along with licensing...

The Day: Tax-Free Shopping Starts Sunday in Connecticut

August 15, 2014

Connecticut's annual sales-tax holiday coinciding with back-to-school shopping kicks off Sunday and runs through Aug. 23. The tax holiday primarily applies to clothing and footwear costing less than $300 per item. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, in an appearance to promote...

The Spectrum: Solution Possible for the Corporate Tax Issue

August 15, 2014

By Della Lowe: A week ago, Walgreen's reversed its decision to move its corporate headquarters out of the United States, a move that would have been in name only but would have allowed the drugstore chain to save billions of...

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