Posts Tagged ‘inheritance tax’

Forbes notes Beacon’s work on death tax repeal

In a new article, Forbes discusses the effort to repeal Tennessee’s death tax. The end of the article cites Beacon’s work, including the study conducted by Dr. Art Laffer and Dr. Wayne Winegarden on the issue. Read the entire article at this link.

July 2nd, 2012 | Recent News

“The pork not chopped”

Tennessee Report asks the question: was there any pork barrel spending in this year’s state budget? Yes, says Beacon CEO Justin Owen, and that’s why it is incumbent upon groups like Beacon to call out wasteful spending in publications such as the Tennessee Pork Report. This year’s Pork Report comes out in just over a week, but for a sneak peak of what it contains, read the Tennessee Report article and watch the interview on the matter.

Here is the full article/interview.

June 18th, 2012 | Recent News

Art Laffer’s ideas make a comeback

In a feature story on economist Art Laffer, the Tennessean notes how the former advisor to President Reagan has worked with Beacon and other state-based think tanks to promote sound tax policy at the state level. Beacon published a study by Dr. Laffer on the economic consequences of Tennessee’s death tax in the months before the state legislature eliminated the tax.

Read the entire Tennessean article here.

May 29th, 2012 | Recent News