ITEP In The News

In These Times: Carrier is "Gaming the System" and Trump Just Played into Its Hands

December 2, 2016

"Matthew Gardner, a senior fellow at the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, who has critiqued the Trump-Pence Carrier deal in a series of blog posts, told In These Times he sees this entire saga as an example of Carrier...

Bloomberg BNA: For Better or for Worse? Tax Policy Changes in New Jersey

December 2, 2016

"But gas taxes are also highly regressive, falling most heavily on low- and middle-income families. In this case, an analysis using the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy microsimulation model shows the gas tax increase will average 0.54 percent of...

Reno News & Review: No fair

December 1, 2016

"The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy reports that the poorest 20 percent of Nevada families pay 6.1 percent of their income in sales tax. The wealthiest one percent of Nevada families pays six-tenths of one percent." Read more...

The Hoya: DC Council Approves Eliminating Tampon Tax

November 30, 2016

"The bill has nevertheless encountered opposition from various organizations within the District. Richard Phillips, senior policy analyst at the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a non-profit, nonpartisan think tank that focuses on state and tax policy issues, expressed concerns...

The Atlantic: Why It's So Hard to Know What to Make of the Carrier Deal

November 30, 2016

"Additionally, some economists say that it’s bad policy for states to offer up tax breaks for companies who agree to locate plants or other operations in certain communities, a practice that is widespread, with states and municipalities already providing $50...

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