Research Report The Colorado Revenue Limit
The Economic Effects of TABOR
Therese J. McGuire, Kim S. Rueben
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Twenty-eight states have some state spending or revenue limit in place. In November 1992, Colorado voters passed the most restrictive measure yet, the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR), the economic effects of which have been hotly debated in recent years. The authors examine the history of TABOR and find that there is little evidence that TABOR significantly boosted Colorado's economy.
Research Areas Taxes and budgets State and local finance
Tags State and local tax issues
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center