How are Iowa lawmakers picking winners and losers with businesses in Iowa? The answer is tax credits, specifically research activities tax credits.
The Iowa State Treasurer’s debt report shows that over $15 billion is owed by state and local government that has to be paid back with taxpayers’ dollars.
Therefore it is imperative that parents, grandparents, and taxpayers call for the review of the Common Core that was enfolded into the Iowa Core!
In 2014 Iowa has slipped from 8th to 9th place in terms of financial health, but our tax burden has now increased to a credit of $400 per taxpayer.
It is important for citizens to monitor what your elected officials are up to and remind them that they represent YOU and not their own interests!
The second session of the 85th Legislative Assembly has come to a close, and now is the time we start to analyze its fiscal aspects. This month we are reviewing the data of the Iowa Bill Tally for both the House and the Senate. Public Interest Institute (PII) brings this information to you to make […]
Property tax reform has been a very hot topic during the last few legislative sessions. Finally in the last few weeks of this last legislative session, a deal was struck to pass Senate File 295, which will bring about real property tax relief for Iowans. This bill creates a commercial, industrial, and railway property-tax credit […]
We must push to bring transparency to union negotiations for Iowa. State employees work for taxpayers who have a right to know what is going on.