ITEP In The News

Newsweek: Ultra-Conservative Experiments Are Put to the Test

October 28, 2014

The nonpartisan Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy estimates that the new North Carolina tax plan will cost the state over $1 billion this fiscal year compared to the past one. “That’s about equivalent to the entire community college budget,”...

WBAA: Think Tank Questions Effort to Eliminate Business Personal Property Tax

October 27, 2014

Matt Gardner with the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy says property taxes nationwide are increasingly limited to real property. But he says for equipment that has significant value to a business‘s profit-making ability, it makes sense to tax that...

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Repeal of the State Income Tax Would Harm Ohio on Several Levels

October 26, 2014

The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP), a nonprofit Washington, D.C., research group with a model of the tax system, reviewed the effects of income tax repeal. It found that if the tax were repealed and just half of it...

Winston Salem Journal: A Legislative Bad Decision That's Looking Even Worse

October 24, 2014

And the numbers aren’t political spin. The current shortfall figures come from the Fiscal Research Division of the General Assembly. The estimate of how large the shortfall could become is from the nonpartisan Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy,...

USA Today: Fact Checking the NC Senate Race

October 13, 2014

Meg Wiehe, state tax policy director for the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, said that, based only on the income tax portion of the changes, about 35% of North Carolinians would see a tax increase, another 16% would see...

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