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States consider gross receipts taxes to improve revenue

Joyce Beebe, fellow in public finance, explains gross receipts taxes in an interview with Accounting Today. “While some states see a gross receipts tax as a revenue enhancer or a simpler alternative to the corporate income tax, most economists see it in a negative light," Beebe says. Read the full article: http://bit.ly/2EZQJFJ.