ITEP In The News

ATTN: Robert Reich Addressed This Claims About Undocumented Workers 'Stealing Jobs'

January 19, 2017

"According to a 2016 report from the left-leaning Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, undocumented immigrants contribute about $12 billion in local and state taxes each year. The group also contributed about $7 billion toward Social Security, which they are...

The Street: Why Trump's Potential $500 Billion Tax Holiday Could Make Apple and Microsoft Huge Winners

January 19, 2017

"Major corporations including Apple (AAPL) , Microsoft (MSFT) and Oracle (ORCL) will save billions of dollars in taxes if Trump is able to enact the repatriation holiday he promised on the campaign trail, according to a new analysis from the...

AL.com: In immigration debate, Trump and Clinton voters tussle over term 'illegal immigrant'

January 14, 2017

"Undocumented immigrants paid $13 billion in payroll taxes in 2010, according to an estimate by the U.S. Social Security Administration. At least 50 percent of undocumented immigrant households file tax returns using Individual Tax Identification Numbers, according to the non-partisan...

Poughkeepsie Journal: The state of Hudson Valley immigration

January 14, 2017

"Whatever one’s political view, the fate of New York’s immigrant population could have a significant impact on state and local economies. Undocumented immigrants make up a large portion of the workforce in New York industries like construction, landscaping, food and...

Register Herald: Flat tax would make most Ohioans pay more

January 13, 2017

"Using a sophisticated model of Ohio’s tax system, the national research group, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP), found that with a 3.5 percent flat tax, 72 percent of Ohioans would pay more state income tax, while just 4...

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