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    Sales Tax Suspensions and Exemptions

    Photo credit: iStock.com/pcess609 Sales taxes are responsible for funding a sizeable portion of the majority of states' budgets. States implement [...]

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    Inflation Reduction Act Tax Credits and Rebates: Do You Qualify?

    Photo credit: iStock.com/Darren415 On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (H.R. 5376) into law after the [...]

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    Opportunities in the Inflation Reduction Act

    Photo credit: iStock.com/Darren415 On August 7, 2022, the U.S. Senate passed a landmark tax, climate, and healthcare bill, setting up [...]

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    Pritzker Signs Illinois Budget with $1.8 billion in Tax Relief

    Photo credit: iStock.com/rruntsch On April 19, Governor JB Pritzker signed the FY 2023 Illinois state budget into law, including $1.8 [...]

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    What was in the Fiscal 2022 Omnibus Appropriations Package?

    Photo credit: iStock.com/lucky-photographer On March 15, 2022, President Joe Biden signed H.R. 2471, the Omnibus Appropriations Package for Fiscal 2022, [...]

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  • State of the States Part III: Illinois, Maryland, Oregon, & Tennessee

    Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image source by Myredcoug from Pixabay As discussed in our previous State of the States [...]

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    What was in the CR that Avoided a 2021 Government Shutdown?

    Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image source by cytis from Pixabay  Government funding was extended through December 3 by a Senate amendment to H.R. [...]

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  • Around the States: Budget Updates Part 2

    As discussed in our previous budget update, many states are passing record high spending in their FY 22 state budgets.  [...]

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  • Around the States: Budget Update

    Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image source by fancycrave1 & PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay  As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many workers became [...]

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  • Earmarks’ Return to Capitol Hill

    Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Gerd Altmann & Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay  As DMGS noted previously, earmarks are making a [...]

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