ITEP In The News
July 2, 2015Gas tax cuts stopped in two states: And some drivers who had been expecting lower fuel taxes are disappointed. Carl Davis, research director at the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP), notes on the Tax Justice Blog that automatic...
Huffington Post: ITEP's Carl Davis: Oregon Started a Trend in 1919 with the Nation's First Gas Tax. Will It Do So Again?
July 1, 2015In 1919, Oregon lawmakers were looking for a way to fund road construction and kicked off a national movement when they created the country's first tax on gasoline. Just over a decade later, every state and the federal government had...
July 1, 2015According to the Citizens for Tax Justice and the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP), starting today, six states will increase their gas taxes to help pay for transportation projects. Beginning July 1, drivers in Idaho, Georgia, Maryland, Rhode...
July 1, 2015Six states raise fuel levy to fund transportation projects to make up for federal deficits. According to the Citizens for Tax Justice and the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP), in an effort to replace federal transportation funding, six...
July 1, 2015Oregon’s much-anticipated per-mile driving fee, called OReGO, launches today. Instead of paying the normal gas tax embedded in the price of fuel, OReGO drivers will pay 1.5 cents for every mile on the road. The initial public rollout is limited...
- Pay-Per-Mile Tax is Only a Partial Fix
- Undocumented Immigrants' State and Local Tax Contributions
- Who Pays? A Distributional Analysis of the Tax Systems in All 50 States (5th Edition)
- ITEP's Analyses of 2015 Tax Reform Proposals in the States
- Improving Tax Fairness with a State Earned Income Tax Credit
- Corporate Tax Explorer
- Debunking Laffer on Tax Cuts and Economic Growth
- The ITEP Guide to Fair State and Local Taxes
Tax Justice Blog
- State Rundown 7/1: Fiscal Year Blues - 07/2015
- Gas Tax Changes Take Effect July 1 - 06/2015
- State Rundown 6/24: High-End Boats and Low-End Credits - 06/2015
Reports Using ITEP Data
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