Hello, I have a question about the tax impacts of a contribution analysis that I am updating. In both studies, the only inputs were employment by industry (a proxy for industry sales). Employment across the two studies has grown 25% but the corporate profits tax contributions for corporations by total effect have increased 92%. I realize that I am comparing nominal dollars, but I would expect only a small part of the variation to be from inflation. I ran the current employment inputs in the older model and the corporate profits tax contributions by total effect grew by 45%, which suggests that about half of the variation that I am observing is being driven by the model. The other half might come from changes in the state tax structure or maybe even the way that IMPLAN estimates tax impacts. Has there has been any change to how IMPLAN estimates the corporate profits tax impacts from the software using the 440 industry sector scheme to the current version using the 536 industry sector scheme? Also, where does the tax data that provide the basis of the tax impacts come from? Thank you very much! Andrew
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