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Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute

BRIAN HOWEY: Tax cut culture hurts cities, Indiana’s future

BRIAN HOWEY: Tax cut culture hurts cities, Indiana’s future

In the 2008 Indiana gubernatorial campaign, Democratic nominee Jill Long Thompson said she intended to save every Indiana community through what she called a “three-tiered” economic plan that would infuse distressed areas with new jobs.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am
The Personal Property Tax in Indiana

The Personal Property Tax in Indiana

This report by the Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute focuses on the consequences and complications associated with eliminate the

February 07, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Business tax break could dunk Lake taxpayers

DOUG ROSS: Business tax break could dunk Lake taxpayers

If you're worried about footing the bill for eliminating the personal property tax for businesses, your misery has company.

February 07, 2014 12:00 am Related
EDITORIAL: Streamline local income tax options

EDITORIAL: Streamline local income tax options

The Indiana General Assembly should commemorate the 40th anniversary of the county income tax by streamlining the options and overhauling the distribution formula.

November 19, 2012 12:00 am Related
Think tank recommends simplifying local income taxes

Think tank recommends simplifying local income taxes

INDIANAPOLIS | A state budget think tank is urging Indiana lawmakers to consider streamlining and simplifying local income taxes.

November 12, 2012 4:15 pm Related

Lawmakers face tough choices on what to do with $2.15B budget reserve

INDIANAPOLIS | With $2.15 billion in the bank, Indiana is the envy of states awash in red ink due to excessive spending or lackluster revenue.

July 16, 2012 12:00 am

Study: Failure to collect online sales tax costs Indiana $77 million a year

INDIANAPOLIS | With the holiday shopping season set to kick off this week, a new study finds Indiana loses an estimated $77 million a year by not collecting sales taxes for online purchases.

November 22, 2011 1:45 pm
EDITORIAL: Vote for lower election costs

EDITORIAL: Vote for lower election costs

When the Indiana General Assembly allowed three counties to test the vote center concept, the experiments went well. Now it's time for every county to have that option.

January 13, 2011 12:00 am Related
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