It’s a simple, powerful idea: Let people keep more of their own money, and they’ll put it to work in thousands of ways, boosting the economy and setting the stage for long-term growth. Goldwater’s policy research shows how broad, low taxes can drive long-term prosperity.
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We Can Make Tax Day Less PainfulPosted on April 16, 2013 | Type: Blog | Author: Stephen Slivinski
Now that April 15th has passed, we’re left with the reminder of how aggravating and expensive paying the income tax can be. For many of us, it’s not a joyous memory.
The Moral Side of Supporting EntrepreneurshipPosted on April 03, 2013 | Type: Blog | Author: Stephen Slivinski
These days, many supporters of limited government seem concerned that the public isn’t with them on issues like the role of government in society. It’s hard to deny it’s true on some level or on some issues.
Courts are Price-Setting Board's Only KryptonitePosted on April 02, 2013 | Type: Blog | Author: Christina Sandefur
This week the Washington Times ran a story on one of the remaining legal challenges to the federal health care law – a challenge brought under the Constitution’s Origination Clause to the “tax” the law created. Recently, I spoke at the Cato Institute about another ongoing challenge to the law – the Goldwater Institute’s challenge to the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), a panel of 15 unelected bureaucrats created by the federal law to reduce Medicare costs.
The Plan to Fund Medicaid Expansion Rests on Shaky GroundPosted on March 29, 2013 | Type: Blog | Author: Christina Corieri
There are many reasons for Arizona to reject the Obamacare Medicaid expansion, but one reason which has not gotten the attention it deserves is the increasing possibility that the provider tax being proposed to fund the expansion may be reduced or phased out, leaving Arizona with a bill we cannot afford.
Time to End Arizona's Inflation TaxPosted on March 19, 2013 | Type: Blog | Author: Stephen Slivinski
In Arizona’s tax code today there is a hidden, automatic tax hike that is based on something you, and even the state legislators and members of Congress who write the tax code, have no direct influence over: inflation.