The Cost of Government Center promotes limited government by educating taxpayers and policymakers on the full costs imposed by spending and government regulation. The Center encourages restraint in federal finance, a limited regulatory regime and fights discriminatory excise taxes.
Cutting government spending, repairing the federal budget process and working to reform the drivers of debt.
Promoting free market policy and opposing the heavy hand of government regulation on America’s employers and consumers.
Opposing the discriminatory taxes levied on goods and services, especially the coercive nature of taxes levied on products in order to discourage taxpayer behavior, often referred to as “sin taxes.”