STORY ARCHIVESSTORY ARCHIVES
VIEW OUR APPSVIEW OUR APPS

Category List


Tag List

North Carolina (11)
Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (4)
Saint Simons Island Georgia (1)
Employment (1)
Hall Income Tax (2)
Alabama (7)
Robert Hall (1)
Sales Tax (8)
Aid to Families with Dependent Children (1)
Marginal Tax Rates (1)
Cigarette Smuggling (2)
Birth Rate (6)
North Dakota Legacy Fund (1)
Iowa (6)
Governor Bill Walker (2)
TIGTA (1)
Federal Income Tax Liability (3)
Tax Pyramiding (7)
Federal Income Tax Burden (4)
DIY Network 2017 Ultimate Retreat (1)
Nebraska (6)
DIY 2016 Blog Cabin (1)
Dr. Art Woolf (1)
South Dakota (8)
Net Migration (2)
Proposition 2 1/2 (3)
New Hampshire (12)
Virginia (8)
Public Choice Economics (1)
TANF (1)
Tax Foundation (30)
2014 Blog Cabin (1)
Oregon (8)
Local Individual Income Tax (1)
Kentucky (9)
Utah (7)
Taxpayer Bill of Rights (1)
Interest Payments (1)
Rick Palacios Jr. (1)
The Maine Heritage Policy Center (1)
Hawaii (9)
Tax Burdens (178)
Domestic Migration Rate (6)
International Migration (2)
Proposition 13 (5)
Washington (9)
Johnny Manziel (1)
Average Federal Salary (1)
Tax Havens (7)
Rhode Island (7)
Washington County Maine (1)
Bluffton South Carolina (1)
Tax-Rates.com (3)
Federal Interest Payments (3)
Charles Murray (1)
Census Bureau (3)
Tennessee (9)
Severance Taxes (17)
Federal Debt (4)
Per Capita Federal Spending (32)
diy 2015 Blog Home (1)
Concord Coalition (2)
Insurance Premiums (1)
Tax Cuts (1)
Washington, D.C. (1)
IRS Scandal (1)
diy 2014 Blog Cabin (2)
Tax Cap (1)
Sapphire North Carolina (1)
Private Sector Share of Personal Income (2)
Poverty (2)
National Debt (1)
Act 60 (4)
Ohio (10)
Tax Benefit Recapture Provision (1)
Idaho (8)
Bakken Shale formation (2)
Median Income (1)
HGTV (4)
Hoover Institution (1)
Bureau of Economic Analysis (1)
Tax Reform (3)
Lake Tahoe California (1)
Wyoming (11)
Council on State Taxation (1)
Migration (4)
Refundable Earned Income Tax Credit (1)
Equal Educational Opportunity Act of 1997 (1)
HGTV 2014 Dream Home (1)
Arizona (9)
Oklahoma (7)
Independence Institute (2)
Medicaid Expansion (1)
Pine Tree Development Zones (1)
Connecticut (9)
Alvin Rabushka (1)
Individual Income Tax Burden (8)
Municipal Individual Income Tax (1)
Coal Severance Tax Trust Fund (2)
2017 HGTV Smart Home (1)
RIOpenGov (1)
Individual Income Tax Calculator (4)
Free-Stater (6)
Consumption (1)
Schaffer's Mill (1)
Government Wages and Salaries (148)
Net Natural Population Growth (2)
Joe The Economist (1)
COST (2)
Federal Salary (1)
Federal Employment (1)
Severance Tax Permanent Fund (4)
HGTV 2014 Smart Home (1)
Deaths (2)
HGTV 2015 Dream Home (1)
Michael Hicks (1)
Vermont (11)
Mississippi (8)
Property Taxes (5)
Wyoming Taxpayers Association (2)
Welfare Reform (2)
Tax Fraud (1)
North Dakota (11)
Earned Income Tax Credit (1)
Illinois Policy Institute (2)
Federal Tax and Spend Ratios (32)
Panacea Florida (1)
Claremont Decision (1)
Margins Tax (2)
Florida (10)
Delaware (6)
Constitutional Legacy Fund (1)
Demographic Winter (3)
Free ME (1)
International Migration Rate (6)
Gordon Tullock (1)
Plausible Baseline (1)
Sales Tax Pyramiding (5)
Guaranteed Basic Income (1)
West Virginia (11)
New Jersey (8)
Death Rate (6)
Mackinac Center (2)
Income Tax (12)
Flat Tax (1)
U.S. Office of Personnel Management (1)
New York (10)
Amusement Taxes (1)
DIY Network 2018 Ultimate Retreat (1)
Obamacare Tax Penalties (1)
John Mauldin (1)
Law of Unintended Consequences (1)
Free Enterprise Zones (1)
State Business Taxes (1)
Permanent Wyoming Mineral Trust Fund (2)
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (1)
Cross-Border Shopping (8)
Per Capita Taxes (2)
Governor Matt Mead (2)
Tax Errors (1)
HGTV 2015 Smart Home (1)
Private Consumption (2)
Minnesota (8)
Martha's Vineyard (1)
Marcellus Shale (1)
Government Workforce (151)
Additional Child Tax Credit (1)
Winter Haven Florida (1)
Colorado (9)
ACTC (1)
RealEstateConsulting.com (1)
Texas (9)
Hydraulic Fracturing (5)
Business Enterprise Tax (4)
Local Option Sales Tax (1)
Disposable Income (3)
Demographics (6)
Coer D'Alene Idaho (1)
Local Business Taxes (1)
New York City (3)
Unemployment (1)
diy network (5)
Social Security Reform (1)
HGTV 2015 Urban Oasis (1)
Progressive Individual Income Tax (1)
John Burns (1)
Daniel DiSalvo (1)
Net Migration Rate (6)
Unincorporated Business Tax (4)
Tax Burden (1)
Cigarette Excise Tax (2)
Government Benefits (149)
Massachusetts (8)
Ali Wolf (1)
Taxes Matter (9)
California Income Tax Burden (1)
Kansas Open Gov (1)
Bakken Formation (2)
Maine (10)
Government Employment (148)
Federal Spending (33)
New Mexico (9)
Maryland (7)
Manufacturing (1)
California (11)
Permanent Fund (1)
Internal Revenue Service (2)
HGTV 2016 Dream Home (1)
Essential Consumption (1)
Congressional Budget Office (4)
Public Assistance (1)
Gross Receipts Tax (11)
United Van Lines (1)
Georgia (10)
Mercatus Center (1)
Louisiana (6)
Federal Budget Deficit (4)
Student Loans (1)
Merritt Island (1)
Obamacare (3)
Interest and Dividend Tax (1)
Kansas (7)
Fix SS Now (1)
Fiscal Cliff (3)
Births (2)
U.S. Census Bureau (2)
Knoxville Tennessee (1)
Social Security (1)
Alaska Policy Forum (2)
HGTV 2014 Urban Oasis (1)
HGTV 2018 Smart Home (1)
South Carolina (10)
Federal Payroll (1)
Excise Taxes (1)
Indiana (8)
Buckeye Institute (1)
Missouri (8)
Asheville North Carolina (1)
Net Natural Population Rate (7)
Wisconsin (7)
Temporary Tax Increase (1)
James Buchanan (1)
Illinois (10)
Pennsylvania (6)
General Assistance (1)
Tax Collections (56)
TABOR (2)
2013 Migration Patterns (1)
Arkansas (8)
Healthcare (2)
ALEC (1)
Montana (6)
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (1)
Property Tax (6)
HGTV 2016 Smart Home (1)
Know Your Rates (1)
Atlas Van Lines (1)
AFDC (1)
Government Compensation (146)
Federal Bankruptcy (2)
IRS (1)
HGTV 2017 Urban Oasis (1)
Manhattan Institute for Public Policy Research (1)
Transparent Nevada (1)
Hancock Amendment (2)
2014 HGTV Dream Home (1)
Federal Taxes (32)
Capital Gains Tax (1)
Budget Deficit (2)
Colorado Spending Transparency (1)
Nevada (9)
Domestic Migration (2)
Individual Income Tax Cuts (1)
Tax Exporting (11)
Bankruptcy (1)
HGTV 2017 Dream Home (1)
Veronique de Rugy (1)
Per Capita Federal Taxes (32)
Michigan (6)
Business Taxes (1)
National Directory of New Hires and Employment Data (1)
Jock Tax (2)
Sven Larson (2)
HGTV 2018 Dream Home (1)
Dr. Arthur Woolf (2)
Business Flat Tax (8)
Medicaid (1)
Interest Rates (3)
The Real Fiscal Cliff (1)
Alaska (13)
EITC (1)

Tag Cloud

Temporary Tax Increasediy 2014 Blog CabinMarcellus ShaleIndividual Income Tax CalculatorCoal Severance Tax Trust FundU.S. Census BureauSouth Carolina2014 Blog CabinLaw of Unintended ConsequencesGovernor Matt MeadMissouriRick Palacios Jr.Panacea FloridaTANFDaniel DiSalvoProposition 2 1/2James BuchananHGTV 2016 Smart HomeHGTVOklahomaNorth Dakota Legacy FundPer Capita TaxesSales Tax PyramidingSchaffer's MillInternational Migration RateNational DebtWest VirginiaFederal Budget DeficitMinnesotaMackinac CenterHGTV 2017 Dream HomeAtlas Van LinesFederal PayrollAli WolfFederal Interest PaymentsCOSTTax FoundationLake Tahoe CaliforniaInsurance PremiumsMedicaidEarned Income Tax CreditState Business TaxesSouth DakotaFederal TaxesPer Capita Federal TaxesBankruptcyCigarette SmugglingMargins TaxAlaska Policy ForumVermontJohn MauldinBirthsManufacturingSeverance TaxesFederal EmploymentACTCMerritt IslandConnecticutDomestic MigrationMississippiNet MigrationMichiganCharles MurrayWinter Haven FloridaGeorgiaTexasWisconsinCouncil on State TaxationDeath RateBureau of Economic AnalysisPennsylvaniaMarginal Tax RatesAlabamaHGTV 2014 Smart HomeCross-Border ShoppingCalifornia Income Tax BurdenDIY Network 2018 Ultimate RetreatJoe The EconomistNevadaFree MEMedicaid ExpansionManhattan Institute for Public Policy ResearchTax ReformFix SS NowIowaTax CollectionsObamacare Tax PenaltiesGuaranteed Basic IncomeHGTV 2015 Dream HomeOhioProposition 13Aid to Families with Dependent ChildrenBuckeye InstituteSocial Security ReformHGTV 2015 Smart HomeHancock AmendmentBirth RateNet Migration Rate2013 Migration PatternsMontanaConstitutional Legacy FundHall Income TaxOregonArkansasWashington County MaineNew MexicoRIOpenGovConsumptionNet Natural Population RateArizonaDomestic Migration RateDIY 2016 Blog CabinWashingtonDemographic Winterdiy networkIndianaLouisianaPrivate ConsumptionHGTV 2018 Smart HomeGovernment BenefitsInterest RatesFree-StaterRealEstateConsulting.comTax ExportingSven LarsonAmusement TaxesU.S. Office of Personnel ManagementAlaskaTax Benefit Recapture ProvisionMigrationMartha's VineyardSaint Simons Island GeorgiaMercatus CenterCaliforniaHGTV 2017 Urban OasisHGTV 2016 Dream HomeEmploymentDemographicsSapphire North CarolinaWashington, D.C.Illinois Policy InstitutePrivate Sector Share of Personal IncomeHealthcareBudget DeficitFloridaGordon TullockBusiness TaxesAct 60WyomingTABORTax BurdenObamacareGovernment Wages and SalariesColorado Spending TransparencyFederal DebtDelawareCensus BureauPublic Choice EconomicsPovertyGovernor Bill WalkerJohnny ManzielRobert HallUnited Van LinesNet Natural Population GrowthTax PyramidingEITCMichael HicksInternal Revenue ServiceLocal Individual Income TaxPermanent Wyoming Mineral Trust FundGovernment EmploymentUnemploymentBluffton South CarolinaMaineAdditional Child Tax CreditUnincorporated Business TaxNew York CityNational Directory of New Hires and Employment DataCapital Gains TaxNebraskaTreasury Inspector General for Tax AdministrationHydraulic FracturingLocal Business TaxesTax-Rates.comCoer D'Alene IdahoConcord CoalitionFederal Income Tax BurdenTax ErrorsFederal SalaryTax CapTax CutsSales TaxDr. Art WoolfThe Maine Heritage Policy CenterProgressive Individual Income TaxDisposable IncomeKnoxville TennesseeCigarette Excise TaxLocal Option Sales TaxMedian IncomeTennesseeAFDCEqual Educational Opportunity Act of 1997diy 2015 Blog HomeDr. Arthur WoolfIRSFiscal CliffHawaiiIllinoisJock TaxUtahMunicipal Individual Income TaxGovernment WorkforcePermanent FundNew HampshireFederal BankruptcyGeneral AssistanceTaxpayer Bill of RightsFederal SpendingEssential ConsumptionRhode IslandTax Burdens2017 HGTV Smart HomeNorth DakotaMassachusettsExcise TaxesClaremont DecisionColoradoBusiness Enterprise TaxHGTV 2014 Urban OasisIndividual Income Tax BurdenIncome TaxProperty TaxMarylandFree Enterprise ZonesAsheville North CarolinaAverage Federal SalaryRefundable Earned Income Tax CreditTIGTAIndividual Income Tax CutsInternational MigrationHoover InstitutionIdahoCongressional Budget OfficePine Tree Development ZonesTemporary Assistance for Needy FamiliesBakken Shale formationKentuckyOklahoma Council of Public AffairsPer Capita Federal SpendingSocial SecurityBusiness Flat TaxAlvin RabushkaVirginiaPublic AssistanceGovernment CompensationSeverance Tax Permanent FundPlausible BaselineDIY Network 2017 Ultimate RetreatProperty TaxesHGTV 2014 Dream Home2014 HGTV Dream HomeDeathsHGTV 2015 Urban OasisWelfare ReformALECHGTV 2018 Dream HomeInterest PaymentsFederal Income Tax LiabilityKnow Your RatesInterest and Dividend TaxTaxes MatterTax HavensStudent LoansVeronique de RugyWyoming Taxpayers AssociationNew YorkTax FraudBakken FormationNew JerseyKansasIndependence InstituteIRS ScandalThe Real Fiscal CliffKansas Open GovFlat TaxNorth CarolinaFederal Tax and Spend RatiosGross Receipts TaxTransparent NevadaJohn Burns


Archive

Blog Search

Maine has the Fourth Highest State and Local Tax Burden in the Nation for FY 2016

Maine’s state and local tax burden (tax collections divided by private sector personal income) was the fourth highest in the nation for FY 2016 at 18.4 percent—or 29 percent above the national average of 14.3 percent.
// In Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, Maine collected $7 billion in state and local taxes—or $5,222 for every man, woman, and child. While this is an impressive … https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2018/04/maine-has-fourth-highest-state-and-local-tax-burden-nation-fy-2016/

Maine’s State and Local Government Workforce is the Twentieth “Least Productive” in 2016

// There are two major elements to look at when examining a state’s state and local government workforce—the number of employees and the level of their … https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2018/01/maines-state-and-local-government-workforce-twentieth-least-productive-2016/

Maine has the Sixth Highest Tax Burden in the Nation for 2015

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2015, Maine collected $6.7 billion in state and local taxes. While this is an impressive sum of money, it tells us little about whether or not the average… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2017/05/maine-has-sixth-highest-tax-burden-nation-2015/

Free ME

// Read the full Free ME study in pdf Note: I created Free ME when I was the CEO and Chief Economist of The Maine Heritage Policy Center… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2016/06/free-me/

Maine is the Seventh Biggest Net Receiver of Federal Spending in 2013

      Please share Infographic (right click, "save image as")   In the course of collecting taxes and spending money, the federal government inevitably creates “winn… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2015/12/maine-seventh-biggest-net-receiver-federal-spending-2013/

Maine’s Government Workforce is the Twenty-Third “Most Productive” in 2013

There are two major elements to look at when examining a state’s government workforce—the number of employees and the level of their pay. Each element is measured relative to… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2015/10/maines-government-workforce-twenty-third-most-productive-2013/

Maine has the Seventh Highest Tax Burden in the Nation for 2013

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, Maine collected $6.3 billion in state and local taxes. While this is an impressive sum of money, it tells us little about whether or not the average… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2015/03/maine-has-seventh-highest-tax-burden-nation-2013/

State and Local Business Taxes 2014

Every year the Council on State Taxation (COST) releases their excellent study—“Total State and Local Business Taxes” (pdf)—that quantifies business taxes by state.  I h… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2014/08/state-and-local-business-taxes-2014/

Maine’s Government Workforce is the Twenty-Fifth “Least Productive” in 2012

There are two major elements to look at when examining a state’s government workforce—the number of employees and the level of their pay. Each element is measured relative to the … https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2014/08/maines-government-workforce-twenty-fifth-least-productive-2012/

Maine has the Sixth Highest Tax Burden in the Nation for 2011

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, Maine collected $6.1 billion in state and local taxes. While this is an impressive sum of money, it tells us little about whether or not the average… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/maine-has-sixth-highest-tax-burden-nation-2011/