Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy

Government Reform

Government at the state and local level needs to a take a serious and imaginative look at its structural deficiencies, at its proper role in today's society and whether its fiscal and regulatory policies are a hindrance to economic development. This Center for Government Reform does this based upon the Mission Statement of the Thomas Jefferson Institute.

October 2018

Fourth Annual Economic Conference:  What Does Tax Reform Mean for You and Your Business?
Fourth Annual Economic Conference: What Does Tax Reform Mean for You and Your Business? — Join us for our Third Annual Conference on Virginia's Economic Future!  The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has taken effect.  What does it mean for the nation's economy?  For Virginia's?  For you, your business and your employees?

 

Come find out from some of Virginia's top economic analysts at the 4th Annual Conference on Virginia's Economic Future by making plans to attend on October 29, from 8:20 am until noon, at George Mason University's Fairfax campus!

 

To Register or Find out more, click here!

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September 2018

Frequently Asked Questions About Virginia Tax Conformity
Frequently Asked Questions About Virginia Tax Conformity —  Unless the Virginia General Assembly acts, most Virginians will see their state tax taxes rise next year.  But what does "conformity" with the federal tax code mean?  And what are the implications for Virginia individuals and businesses?  Get the answers here!  Read It Now!

August 2018

State Implications of Federal Tax Reform in Virginia
State Implications of Federal Tax Reform in Virginia — The new federal tax law cuts federal taxes for most filers in Virginia, but without action by the Commonwealth's General Assembly, many Virginians will experience an unlegislated increase in their state tax liability.  If lawmakers elect to avoid a state tax increase, the added revenue provides an opportunity to pay down real reforms to Virginia's tax code.  This new paper explains the issues ... and the opportunities.   Read it here!

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