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Forbes: Why All Governors Need A ‘Empleos Ahora’ (Jobs Now) Tax Haven Strategy Like Puerto Rico

»Posted on Mar 29, 2013 | Comments Off

By Travis H. Brown, Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com One could argue that the new face of American leadership can be found in Puerto Rico. Take, for example, newly elected Governor Alejandro Garcἰa Padilla.  He won a narrow election in what could someday be America’s 51st state, on an island with 3.7 million people.  Perhaps most importantly, the new administration seems to be continuing the business- and investment-friendly policies of previous governor Luis Fortuño. Indeed, it appears that on either side of the political spectrum, Puerto Rico is committed to becoming a tax-friendly investment haven. The rest of the continent would do well to take a look. Following in Fortuño’s footsteps, Padilla seeks to expand an economy roughly the...

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Travis Brown: Why Taxpayers Are Fleeing California and Flocking to Florida

»Posted on Mar 2, 2013 | Comments Off

By Dan Holland Travis H. Brown is the author of the timely new book, How Money Walks: How $2 Trillion Moved Between the States, and Why It Matters. He is also the CEO and co-founder of Pelopidas, LLC, a St. Louis-based public affairs and advocacy firm and president of Let Voters Decide, a coalition that supports state tax reform and the protection of voters’ rights. We sat down recently to discuss his findings after distilling fifteen years’ worth of IRS taxpayer data which reveal a massive movement of American working wealth. RealClearMarkets: A lot of people are watching what’s going in California right now, where they just jacked up the state’s personal income tax rate dramatically. Phil Mickelson of course stepped on a big...

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Travis H. Brown discusses How Money Walks on CNBC and Newsmax

»Posted on Jan 25, 2013 | Comments Off

Travis H. Brown discusses How Money Walks on CNBC and Newsmax

This week, How Money Walks received its national launch in New York City. Travis H. Brown‘s new book, which explores how and why $2 trillion dollars has migrated between the states, is already getting a lot of buzz. Brown sat down with Newsmax  and CNBC to discuss which regions are thriving — and which are not. Want to see how your part of the nation stacks up? Download the app, buy How Money Walks for your e-reader, or purchase a hard...

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Your Tax Code with Travis Brown Episode 1 – Boat Tax Loopholes!

»Posted on Apr 8, 2012 | Comments Off

Travis Brown breaks down the good, bad, and ugly with your state tax code. Today’s YourTaxCode.com Video Blog is focused on Missouri’s boat tax loophole.

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Idaho Income Tax Cut Clears House Committee

»Posted on Apr 3, 2012 | Comments Off

Earlier this week, Idaho joined the growing group of states working to lower their income tax and improve their state’s economy. This bill, which would cut taxes for the middle class, cleared the Idaho House Revenue and Taxation Committee. As the Associated Press reported, House Majority Leader Mike Moyle believes that the bill would show the state’s commitment to economic growth and give Idaho an edge over neighboring states in the race to attract new businesses.

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State Income Tax Elimination Would Bring Real Revenue

»Posted on Apr 3, 2012 | Comments Off

As Missourian John McMillen wrote in a recent editorial in the Southeast Missourian, “The only way to create a sustainable stream of real revenue dollars is by allowing private sector businesses to grow unimpeded by government.” Eliminating the state income tax would help Missouri’s businesses grow. Find out more about how this would help all Missourians.

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