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In the first quarter of each year NCSL releases its annual "State Tax Actions" report. The latest report shows tax and revenue measures enacted nationwide in 2013 yielded a net decrease of less than $1 billion.
To illustrate what tax actions states are taking, NCSL put together a database detailing the states’ tax changes. The database includes all actions enacted from 2011 through 2014.
For more information, contact the Fiscal Affairs Program.
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