Tax Policy & Economy
Economic Report to the Governor
Published annually since 1975, this report provides in-depth analysis of national and state economic development based upon 10-year and 10-quarter economic forecasts. The report is designated as the official forecast for Tennessee state government internal programming and future budget planning purposes.
The inability of state and local governments to collect sales-and-use taxes on remote sales is one of the most critical budget issues facing policy makers across the nation. Boyd Center researchers have undertaken numerous projects in this area.
Tennessee Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators
The Boyd Center works with Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett to produce Tennessee Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators. The report is created to provide a periodic snapshot of the state’s economy based on a variety of information, including new business data from the Division of Business Services.