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Testimony: Convenience Rules and Remote Work in Arkansas

The following is written testimony on Arkansas Senate Bill 484, submitted to the Arkansas Senate Committee on Revenue and Taxation. Chair Sample, Vice-Chair Dismang, and Members of the Committee: I regret that it is not possible to appear before you today as you consider Senate Bill 484, but in lieu of that, as you consider […]

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Tax Incentives for Digital Nomads and Remote Workers

Some of Spain’s most popular Youtubers were already residing in Andorra when Ruben Doblas’s public announcement that he plans to move his residency to Andorra triggered Spain’s tax agency to announce new tax avoidance measures to track individuals who plan to change their residency for tax purposes. Andorra’s tax system is still appealing to EU […]

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Join Us for a Free “State Tax Policy Boot Camp”

We’re about to launch a free six-week course in state taxation, and we’d like you to join us. This coming Tuesday, February 16th, the Tax Foundation will kick off its “State Tax Policy Boot Camp,” designed with lawmakers and legislative staff in mind, but ideal for anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of state […]

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Taxes and New York’s Fiscal Crisis: Evaluating Revenue Proposals to Close the State’s Budget Gap

Executive Summary At first glance, New York faces projected budget shortfalls as arresting as the New York City skyline, and to meet the challenge, some have proposed taxes that would rival that skyline for staggering height. The challenge confronting policymakers is real, though perhaps not as dire as once feared. Its intensity depends on the […]

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No, We Don’t Need a Federal Work-From-Home Tax

Multinational banks do clickbait too. That’s my analysis of one of the proposals from a recent Deutsche Bank publication titled What Must We Do to Rebuild?—a proposal sure to work up those who work from home. Because, among other short pieces with titles like “The delivery dilemma” and “The case for post-COVID rural investment,” there’s […]

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Teleworking Employees Face Double Taxation Due to Aggressive “Convenience Rule” Policies in Seven States

Key Findings When a person lives in one state but works in another, they may have tax liability in both states, but typically receive a tax credit to eliminate double taxation of that income. Seven states, however, tax people where their office is even if they do not actually work in the state, and these […]