OCR: Work-at-home crowd prefers to relocate to places with lower taxes, less regulation

OCR: Work-at-home crowd prefers to relocate to places with lower taxes, less regulation

When people can work wherever they want, where do they choose to live? And perhaps more importantly, where do they choose to leave? Traditionally, decisions about where to live have been closely tied to decisions about where to work. If you got a job in Phoenix, you head to Phoenix. COVID-19-related workplace disruptions caused many companies to move all or…

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Stop Marginalizing Millennials

Stop Marginalizing Millennials

There’s a perception of millennials as quirky (and problematic) young adults who haven’t quite bought into the system that has built America into the most robust economy the world has ever seen. But millennials are now in their 20s and 30s, and they make up the largest share of laborers in the workforce. Despite millennials’ much-publicized embrace of socialism, millennials…

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Make Texas More Competitive: End the Margin Tax

Make Texas More Competitive: End the Margin Tax

In Texas, we take pride in being the best. We like to think that Texas is a business friendly state that welcome new companies to Texas. However, the Tax Foundation newly released ranking of economic competitiveness lists Texas as the 15th most competitive state in the country (down from 13th place last year). The Tax Foundation’s main critique about Texas…

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Internet Sales Tax Would be Wrong for Texas

Internet Sales Tax Would be Wrong for Texas

Months after passing sweeping income tax legislation lowering the national personal and corporate income tax rates for millions of Americans, members of Congress, even those in the party that voted for this legislation, are now trying to impose an internet sales tax across the states. As outlined in the Wall Street Journal, a large group of Congressmen in both the…

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