Catch a Lyft to Everest: How a Chance…

Ever since reading Jon Krakauer’s “Into Thin Air” about a 1996 Mount Everest disaster, Mark Johnson and his wife Holly had been interested in making the Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal, despite having only…

The Perfect Weekend Getaway? It Might Just Be…

When you’re wandering around Old San Juan, you’ll feel worlds away from the United States. Quaint cobblestone streets. Murmurs of Spanish. Centuries-old fortresses. But the capital of Puerto Rico is just a few hours by…

Unequal Tax Treatment Is Contributing to Rising Debt…

A recent paper by Mohsen Mohaghegh of Ohio State University discusses two main trends related to U.S. entrepreneurs: the decrease in the number of entrepreneurs and the increase in their borrowing. Entrepreneurs have increased their…

Tax Trends Heading Into 2019

Key Findings State tax changes are not made in a vacuum. States often adopt policies after watching peers address similar issues. Several notable trends in tax policy have emerged across states in recent years, and…

Charitable Deductions by State

As the end of 2018 approaches, many Americans are considering making end-of-year charitable donations. While the new tax law contains many changes that will impact these decisions, we can look at Internal Revenue Service (IRS)…

The Impact of Tax Cuts on Arkansas Households

The Arkansas Tax Reform and Relief Task Force concluded its work earlier this month, referring several tax changes to the General Assembly for its consideration in January when the legislative session begins. Amidst the flurry…

3 Tax Deductions Are Going Away Due to…

The new tax reform law, passed in December 2017, is the largest piece of tax legislation in nearly 30 years and changed several key tax provisions for taxpayers and families. But what do these changes mean…