Future Bright for 2022 Tax Reform

The Revenue Estimating Conference (REC), which is tasked with estimating revenue for the State of Iowa, met last week and continued to project healthy revenues for both Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023. “Six and a half months from now, there’s going to be a pretty significant ending balance and so I think the General Assembly and the governor are in […]


Today is the start of a busy week. Whether you’re spending this week at the office, on the road, or hosting family and friends at your place, we hope you will be able to enjoy the Christmas holiday. Since you might be getting pulled in a lot of directions, we’ll keep our takes short and to the point today. But […]

Iowa’s Forgotten Tax: The State’s High Regulatory Burden

By John Hendrickson, Policy Director for ITR Foundation, and James Broughel, Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University   Governor Kim Reynolds and the Republican-led legislature have enacted prudent budgets and lowered tax rates in recent years. Iowa’s economy is in a better position because of these sound fiscal policies. But eliminating burdensome regulations that hinder […]

1.8 Billion Reasons for Tax Relief

Iowa is going to have 1.8 billion reasons for tax relief and President Biden might end up planting a kiss on Senator Joe Manchin. Keep reading to learn why… Did you know the state of Iowa has a fund called the Taxpayer Relief Fund? It’s true, that’s the actual name. While we are fans of almost everything with “tax relief” […]