ITEP In The News
April 11, 2017As recently as 2011, Amazon was collecting sales tax in just five states, home to 11 percent of the country’s population, according to Carl Davis of the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. But a few years ago, as Amazon began to...
April 11, 2017There are nine states with no income tax: Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, Wyoming, New Hampshire and Tennessee. Only Texas has seen job growth -- as a result of being the center of the oil industry. The others...
April 11, 2017That’s the problem Tharpe has with studies like the Wallethub.com survey. That 50-state look at state taxes found Georgia has a tax burden of 8.2 percent of individual personal income. The Washington, DC,-based financial services website ranked Georgia slightly better than...
April 11, 2017The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy in Washington, D.C. analyzed 258 profitable Fortune 500 companies and found that 100 of them paid no taxes at least one year between 2008 and 2015. Eighteen of these corporations, including General...
April 11, 2017But if states can compete on tax fairness, Minnesota is positioned to do well. The national Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy ranked Minnesota the fifth-fairest state in the country in 2014 for taxing those at higher incomes at nearly...
- Undocumented Immigrants' State and Local Tax Contributions
- Fairness Matters: A Chart Book on Who Pays State and Local Taxes
- Comprehensive Guide to "Repatriation" Proposals
- State Tax Subsidies for Private K-12 Education
- State Tax Codes As Poverty Fighting Tools
- The ITEP Guide to Fair State and Local Taxes
Reports Using ITEP Data
The Progressive Pulse: New analysis: Most of NC senate's "middle class" tax cut would actually flow to the wealthy