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New Hampshire’s “Crumbs” – Federal Tax Reform Produces “Abnormal Rise” in Business Tax Revenue

by Steve MacDonald May 12, 2018

This week the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute (NHFPI) issued some analysis on the “abnormal rise” in New Hampshire Business tax revenue. Their conclusion? It is likely due to Federal Tax Reform. As of the end of April, the BPT and BET together are about $90.8 million (16.9 percent) above plan for the year, and […]

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How Will NH Democrats React to this News: November Revenue Doubles State Surplus

by Steve MacDonald December 20, 2017

I’m curious how the Democrat Drama Queens (and I mean that with the utmost respect) will take the latest fiscal news for the Great State of New Hampshire? Revenues from November have doubled the state’s surplus, according to the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute (NHFPI). That means those awful, horrible, anti-(insert random noun) Republican business tax […]

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NH Fiscal Policy Institute Hides Good News Behind What May Not Even be Bad News

by Steve MacDonald August 8, 2017

In a recent report the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute (NHFPI) hems and haws its way through potential fiscal decline couched in “mights and maybes” and then (Surprise!) we get “substantially more” in paragraph four. While the preliminary accrual revenues for SFY 2017 show no growth over SFY 2016’s preliminary accrual numbers, the figures do […]

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Interactive Look at NH Revenue 2015-2016

by Steve MacDonald August 19, 2016
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The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute may well be just another government shill among many but they get points for this interactive map of New Hampshire Revenue by month. Hover to see totals, tabs offer different views, and you can select radio buttons (upper right) to filter for a specific revenue stream. <a href=’http://www.nhfpi.org/resources/data-viz/state-revenues-receive-two-thumbs-fy-2016-performance.html’><img alt=’ […]

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There’s No Justice In It At All

by Steve MacDonald June 4, 2012

Having laid out the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute as a think-tank puppet for the advancement of taxation and the Democrat parties social and economic justice agenda in New Hampshire, I felt compelled to follow that up with an addendum on the deeper evil that lay beneath the facade of a “well meaning” left wing […]

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The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Instutite Doesn’t Like CACR 6 or CACR 13

by Steve MacDonald May 31, 2012

Why would we give a damn what Jeff McLynch–Executive Director of the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute–thinks about Republican efforts to push CACR 6 and CACR 13?  It’s a great question. CACR 6  is a constitutional amendment that would require a 3/5 vote of the legislature to pass any new taxes.  CACR 13 would change […]

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