Posts Tagged ‘income tax’

Beacon statement on death of Hall Tax repeal bill

Beacon CEO Justin Owen on the withdrawal of the Hall Income Tax repeal bill: “We are deeply disappointed that we could not provide needed tax relief to Tennessee’s seniors and job creators by repealing the Hall Income Tax. But it is important to note that this bill died purely based on perception...
April 17th, 2014 | Recent News | Read More

Why TN’s zero-tax street cred comes with an asterisk

This recent Forbes column exposes Tennessee’s income tax secret and notes Beacon’s success in telling the stories of those impacted by the Hall Income Tax. …But, more importantly, tax policy affects real families and their ability to build a sustainable life. This report, published...
April 4th, 2014 | Recent News | Read More

Beacon Center joins effort to provide tax relief to seniors and job creators

NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee today joined with other tax reform groups and legislators in support of phasing out the Hall Income Tax on stocks and bonds. House Finance Chairman Charles Sargent, Sen. Mark Green, Americans for Prosperity’s Tim Phillips, Americans for Tax Reform’s...
March 4th, 2014 | Recent News | Read More

Hall Income Tax hurts Tennessee, especially seniors

In an effort to raise awareness about Tennessee’s income tax secret, Beacon Director of Policy Lindsay Boyd pens an article that originally appeared in Saturday’s Tennessean. by Lindsay Boyd As the 2014 legislative session of the Tennessee General Assembly gets into full swing, there are...
February 23rd, 2014 | Commentary | Read More

Beacon Center calls for end to Hall Income Tax

Beacon Center calls for end to Hall Income Tax
NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee today released “Our State, Our Future,” a publication in the Faces of Freedom series that focuses on the harmful impact Tennessee’s investment income tax has on the lives of Tennesseans. The Hall Income Tax empowers the Tennessee General...
February 4th, 2014 | Feature, Policy | Read More

An Idea a Day: A Roadmap to Freedom

An Idea a Day: A Roadmap to Freedom
Every other year, the Beacon Center publishes “An Idea a Day” for each remaining legislative day of the current General Assembly. This year’s publication offers a roadmap to freedom, providing 57 ideas for the second session of the 108th General Assembly. Click here to download the...
December 3rd, 2013 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Beacon: Shut down TNInvestco

In the wake of an audit that found numerous problems with the state’s TNInvestco program, Beacon CEO Justin Owen explains to the Chattanooga Times Free Press why the program is bad for taxpayers and business. “As this audit shows, taxpayers’ money is handed out like candy with few safeguards...
November 19th, 2012 | Recent News | Read More

Beacon responds to Democrats’ budget proposal

Beacon CEO Justin Owen talks to about the House Democrats’ alternative budget proposal unveiled this week. While Owen criticizes their plan to spend excess revenue, he does support their call to further reduce taxes. Justin Owen, president of the free-market Beacon Center of Tennessee...
April 20th, 2012 | Recent News | Read More

David Mitchell tells his story

Visit Beacon’s YouTube channel to watch our newest video of David Mitchell, a farmer in Christiana who has spent his entire life on the farm his grandfather purchased. Due to the hard work of David’s family, they have quadrupled the farm’s size, and now that it is subject to the state...
March 20th, 2012 | Uncategorized | Read More

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