Open Sky Charts Download an updated Nebraska Taxes At A Glance

We recently updated our Nebraska Taxes At A Glance document with current data.
PrimerMainPhoto Looking for Clarity

To help Nebraskans decode how the state makes budget decisions and creates tax policy, OpenSky Policy Institute has created Looking for Clarity: An Overview of Nebraska Budget and Tax Policy. This easy-to-read primer takes the confusion out of Nebraska’s laws and tax codes and distills it into a concise, manageable summary of how Nebraska collects and spends funds.
Open-Sky-Report How Nebraska funds K-12 education

OpenSky's "Investing in Our Future: An Overview of Nebraska’s Education Funding System" helps break down the complex issue of K-12 funding in Nebraska in order to promote a dialogue on the vital issue of how we pay for our public schools.
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    Slides and other symposium documents available for download

    Posted September 22nd, 2017 by Chuck
    Download slides and other documents from our 2017 Fall Policy Symposium.

    Greg LeRoy: Talent pool more important to businesses than tax incentives

    Posted September 14th, 2017 by Chuck
    Greg LeRoy, who will be the keynote speaker at OpenSky's 2017 Fall Policy Symposium, says, ""Incentives are almost never determinative of where companies expand."

    Venue changed for OpenSky’s Fall Policy Symposium

    Posted September 6th, 2017 by Chuck
    OpenSky's 2017 Fall Policy Symposium will now be held at the Graduate Lincoln at 141 N. 9th St., in Lincoln. The symposium will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Tax incentive report hearing today, OpenSky on the road next week

    Posted August 25th, 2017 by Chuck
    Department of Revenue officials will present at a joint hearing of the Legislature's Appropriations and Revenue committees this morning to discuss a report on the state's business incentive programs.