The Holiday Tax Analysts Love to Hate

On many issues the Tax Foundation and the Institute for Tax and Economic Policy disagree, making it all the more noteworthy when they agree. One such area of agreement between the two groups is state sales tax holidays, which both oppose for essentially the same reasons.

Taxes Matter

The role taxes play in economic development can range from miniscule to significant, depending on the other factors in play. The Tax Foundation recently partnered with KPMG to compare the cost of state and local taxes for seven different types of firms in each state.