Tax Policy

Legislative Testimony for LB974: Change taxation and school funding provisions

January 22, 2020 | by Nicole Fox

Legislative testimony in support of LB974.

News Release: Platte Institute to Support Sales Tax Reform

January 14, 2020

The Platte Institute plans to support Sen. Tom Briese’s Legislative Bill 946.

Who Really Cares About Property Taxes?

December 20, 2019 | by Laura Ebke

How can we bridge the information gap between taxpayers and taxing entities?

Despite State Credits, Local Property Taxes Will Continue to Rise

October 16, 2019 | by Adam Weinberg

So far, the state has been unable to curb property tax increases, despite now spending $275 million a year to subsidize the local taxes.

Nebraska's Sales Tax

October 01, 2019 | by Sarah Curry, Adam Weinberg

Reducing reliance on the property tax through ending Nebraska’s many sales tax exemptions can help create the right environment for revenue-neutral tax reform.

News Release: Oct. 1 News Conference Call on Sales Tax Report

September 30, 2019

The Platte Institute is releasing a new guide on Nebraska's sales tax.

News Release: Oct. 4, Platte Institute Legislative Summit

September 20, 2019

The Platte Institute will host its 2019 Legislative Summit on Friday, October 4 at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln.

News Release: Sept. 24 Omaha Property Tax Reform Town Hall

September 16, 2019

The Platte Institute will host a town hall program on property tax reform featuring five Nebraska state senators representing districts in the Omaha area.

News Release: Conference Call on Property Tax Reform

September 04, 2019

A new report from the Platte Institute says eliminating Nebraska’s many sales tax exemptions is the key to major property tax reform.

News Advisory: Property Tax Events in September and October

September 03, 2019

Here is a schedule of property tax-related releases and events the Platte Institute will host in September and October.

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