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Report: Tax Policy Benefits Flow Heavily to Wealthiest Ohioans

August 27, 2015

The windfall for the wealthy results from cuts in state income taxes, the major tax that is based on the ability to pay, while increases in other taxes such as the sales tax fall more heavily on lower- and middle-income...

News and Observer: Unfair 'Bill of Rights'

August 25, 2015

According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, “The personal income tax can be – and usually is – the fairest of the main revenue sources relied on by state and local governments. When properly structured, it insures that...

Newsmax: Pros and Cons of Illegal Immigrants Filing Taxes With IRS

August 24, 2015

Undocumented immigrants paid an estimated $10.6 billion in state and local taxes in 2010, according to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, CNN reported. Those tax contributions will rise significantly if illegal immigrants are allowed to work in the...

Standard-Times: Undocumented Immigrants' Economic Impact Unclear in Texas

August 22, 2015

Meanwhile, about 1.7 million immigrants are unauthorized, according to the center. The report cites the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy as saying that in Texas unauthorized immigrants in 2010 paid more than $1.6 billion in state and local taxes....

Policy Mic: What Republicans Don't Want You to Know About "Securing the Border"

August 21, 2015

New York's place on that list is especially salient given its place as the largest of the estimated 200 "sanctuary cities" across the country. The designation reflects a decision by local governments to protect undocumented immigrants from federal law enforcement....

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