Happy Tax Day 2020

Happy Tax Day 2020

Thoughts on Taxes for Tax Day July 15, 2020! Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, let’s remember progress made on taxes and who was responsible. Let’s remember some advocates of keeping taxes low to increase freedom: Mel Thomson, co-founder of GST in 1990, an...
The N.H. Pledge Should Not be Scrapped!

The N.H. Pledge Should Not be Scrapped!

The New Hampshire Pledge Should Not be Scrapped! New Hampshire Business Review on 6/19/20 published a letter titled “Isn’t it time to scrap The Pledge”. Tom Thomson (son of GST co-Founder Mel Thomson) wrote this response, presented with his permission. The New...
Big Spender States Want You to Bail Them Out

Big Spender States Want You to Bail Them Out

High Tax, High Spend States are looking for a “Covid Crisis” Bail-Out from Federal Taxpayers. The impacts of the Covid crisis shutdowns are already driving unprecedented Federal spending. Much of that is to help States with unemployment and other costs of...
Good Taxes vs. Bad Taxes

Good Taxes vs. Bad Taxes

Good Taxes vs. Bad Taxes by GST Secretary Dan McGuire Countries and states choose to tax a variety of things and activities in many different ways. New Hampshire is unique in New England by not taxing personal earned income and capital gains, and not taxing retail...
Getting NH Back to Business

Getting NH Back to Business

Getting NH Back to Business The responses to Covid-19 have impacted both business activity and consumer spending. That will negatively impact tax revenues and State and Local government expenditures. We already know the direct consequences of specific government...