Tax Policy

A Summer’s Swim through the Unexpectedly Murky Waters of Local Government Finance

August 16, 2017 | by Albert Gustafson

Why is Nebraska one of only six states with an inheritance tax?

Posted by: Albert Gustafson

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Surprisingly, Nebraska Gets It Right on Sales Tax Holidays

August 14, 2017 | by Sarah Curry

Nebraska has avoided using a tax policy gimmick that doesn't really help taxpayers or the economy.

Posted by: Sarah Curry

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Government Data Show Nebraska’s Economy Shrinking – What Does It Mean?

July 27, 2017 | by Sarah Curry

In the first quarter of 2017, Nebraska had the lowest economic growth in the country.

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Personal Property Tax Reform Could Relieve Slump in Economic Growth

July 27, 2017 | by Luke Ashton

Nebraska’s economy just took another hit to its otherwise solid reputation for growth.

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Legislative Summit to Highlight the Good Life at Work

July 26, 2017 | by Luke Ashton

The Platte Institute is hosting its annual Legislative Summit in Lincoln on September 26.

Taxpayers Aren’t to Blame for Revenue Shortfall

July 20, 2017 | by Albert Gustafson

The Legislature is learning that it can't spend more without the economic growth to pay for it.

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Platte Institute Staying Busy Over Legislative Interim

June 09, 2017 | by Jim Vokal

The Legislature may have adjourned, but we're still busy with research and programs to help remove more barriers to economic opportunity.

While Tax Reform Died, These Senators Sat on the Sidelines

May 03, 2017 | by Jim Vokal

13 Nebraska State Senators abstained from voting on LB461. 6 of them could have changed the outcome.

Jim Vokal's Statement on LB461 Filibuster

May 02, 2017

Despite the support of the legislative majority, opponents of tax reform succesfully filibustered LB461.

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Tax Foundation Writes Nebaska State Senators on LB461 Triggers

April 27, 2017

The Tax Foundation's Jared Walczak writes Nebraska State Senators about the responsible design of LB461's tax reforms.

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