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  • Five fiscal policy issues to watch in the 2023 legislative session0

    • December 7, 2022

    Voters gave Colorado Democrats a decisive victory in this year’s state races, yet they also passed Independence Institute’s income tax cut by approving Proposition 121. While they elect left-of-center candidates, they continue to expect low taxes and fiscal restraint by their government. As recently as 2018, Republicans controlled the Colorado senate and served as a

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  • Comparing 2022 Gubernatorial Nominees’ Plans to Eliminate Colorado’s Income Tax

    Comparing 2022 Gubernatorial Nominees’ Plans to Eliminate Colorado’s Income Tax0

    • October 10, 2022

    The 2022 Republican nominee for governor of Colorado, Heidi Ganahl, has proposed eliminating Colorado’s income tax, calling it a “big bold idea to take us to zero income tax.” On September 30th at a gubernatorial candidates’ forum hosted by Colorado Concern, the moderator, Dean Singleton, pressed Ganahl on her plan for accomplishing this. In response,

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  • Tax Expenditure Modifications, 2019-2022: Governor Polis’s Record on Special Interest Tax Benefits

    Tax Expenditure Modifications, 2019-2022: Governor Polis’s Record on Special Interest Tax Benefits0

    • September 19, 2022

    Governor Polis has garnered national recognition for his politically libertarian and right-leaning ideas as a Democrat, especially on the issues of limited government and tax policy. Breaking from the Democrat party line, during the 9News gubernatorial candidates debate in October 2018, he told Coloradans he wanted to eliminate special interest tax benefits and use the

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  • Independence Institute Comments on 2nd Initiative 31 Draft Analysis – Income Tax Cut

    Independence Institute Comments on 2nd Initiative 31 Draft Analysis – Income Tax Cut0

    • August 3, 2022

    The state constitution requires the state to produce a voter information booklet, commonly known as the “Blue Book,” on every legislatively referred and citizen initiated measure to appear on the statewide election ballot. The booklet, prepared by Legislative Council Staff (LCS), must provide fair and impartial analysis of each measure. LCS solicits comments from the

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  • Reducing state income tax a counter to recession

    Reducing state income tax a counter to recession0

    • August 2, 2022

    Reducing state income tax a counter to recession Today at 8:30 a.m., the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis will release second quarter GDP numbers. If it reports negative economic growth as economists expect, then a technical recession has already begun in the United States. Colorado can insulate itself by reducing the state income tax. Understanding why

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  • Independence Institute Comments on Initiative 31 Draft Analysis – Income Tax Cut

    Independence Institute Comments on Initiative 31 Draft Analysis – Income Tax Cut0

    • July 11, 2022

    The state constitution requires the state to produce a voter information booklet, commonly known as the “Blue Book,” on every legislatively referred and citizen initiated measure to appear on the statewide election ballot. The booklet, prepared by Legislative Council Staff (LCS), must provide fair and impartial analysis of each measure. LCS solicits comments from the

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