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Brian Barlow

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    Brian Barlow commented,

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    Hello Julia, Thank you for reaching out about this.  Likely the best way to model less-defined sectors would be to aggregate NAICS codes as sectors are based directly off of the NAICS. Lower level ...

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    Brian Barlow commented,

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    Hello, Gross (fully-loaded) Wages should be input as a Labor Income Change since running a Labor Income Change will estimate how much of the Labor Income inputted is payroll tax. It will also estim...

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    Brian Barlow commented,

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    Hello Monica,  Your best bet to ensure the industry you're selecting is correct would be to view the NAICS codes that are being included in that sector. Recall that each sector is comprised of nume...

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    Brian Barlow commented,

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    Hello Ms. Mahalingam, Thank you for reaching out about this. In the 3.1 version of IMPLAN the issue with the activity template will still occur. However, there is an upgraded version (3.6) availabl...

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    Brian Barlow commented,

    Hello Again, Using the proxy region is a good way to estimate the Direct Effect if no information about the true Direct Effect is known, but in your situation, you've already used a lot of informat...

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    Brian Barlow commented,

    Hello,Determining how to model taxes paid should be determined by how the collected taxes will be used. Knowing who collects the emission tax and registration, license and property tax and how they...

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    Brian Barlow commented,

    Hello, If you are comfortable assuming the taxes are paid to State & Local Government Non-Education, then you can select "Import" on the Activities and Events page and pick "Inst...

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    Brian Barlow commented,

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    Hello and thank you for reaching out to IMPLAN.  By default, tax in IMPLAN is assumed to not create any additional impacts. It is only displayed as a direct effect (when modeling an Industry Change...

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    Brian Barlow commented,

    Hey Joshua, I've escalated your question back to our data team with the additional information you've provided and have some further recommendations.  With this additional insight, a Labor Income C...

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    Brian Barlow commented,

    Ms. Kane,  It sounds like what you're doing should work just fine in that case as long as your event year and model year are equal.  Another great time-saving technique is using Batch Model Buildin...