LB 461 Chart Rev Real Taxpayers of Nebraska and LB 461

See how LB 461's tax changes would affect our Real Taxpayers of Nebraska.
461Distrbution Policy brief – Amid budget woes, plan calls for tax cuts for the wealthy

LB 461, the tax-cut package put forth by the Revenue Committee, is first and foremost an income tax cut for wealthy Nebraskans and the proposal does little to truly address property tax relief.
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  • Latest from Open Sky Policy Institute...

    Budget briefing slides available for download, LB 461 on Tuesday’s agenda

    Posted April 27th, 2017 by Chuck
    Slides from this week's OpenSky budget briefings can be downloaded here and videos from the briefings can be viewed on our Facebook page.

    OpenSky statement on the latest forecasting board projections

    Posted April 26th, 2017 by Chuck
    A statement from OpenSky Policy Institute Executive Director Renee Fry regarding the projections made Wednesday by the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board.

    A status update and some opinion pieces on the LB 461 tax package

    Posted April 25th, 2017 by Chuck
    LB 461 -- the Revenue Committee's tax cut plan -- was the subject of several editorial pieces in the week leading up to debate on the bill.
    Real Taxpayers of NE

    The Real Taxpayers of Nebraska

    Posted April 19th, 2017 by Chuck
    Get to know our "Real Nebraska Taxpayers." As proposals for changes to the state's tax code are made, we'll analyze what such measures would mean for our real taxpayers.