ITEP In The News

Albuquerque Journal: Legislature must change course fast

February 12, 2016

"There are also ways to rebalance our tax structure to make it less heavily reliant on working families. According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, the lowest-income New Mexicans are paying a higher percentage of their income on...

Inside Philanthropy: The Federal Budget Affects Everything. So Why Do Most Funders Ignore Fiscal Policy?

February 10, 2016

"None of this is exactly a secret, but what's remarkable is just how little foundation funding goes to support work on taxes and fiscal policy writ large—particularly by those funders who have the most to lose from budgetary downsizing. The...

Tahlequah Daily Press: Penny sales tax a bad idea

February 10, 2016

"The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy did an analysis of Oklahoma’s tax system, showing an average low-income family spends about 10 percent of its budget on state and local taxes, compared with about 4 percent for high-income families. This...

Opposing Views: Senate Report: Illegal Immigrants Received Millions In Obamacare Subsidies

February 9, 2016

"Whether or not the undocumented have earned their government benefits is also a point of contention. According to a study conducted by the nonpartisan Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP), the undocumented paid $11.84 billion in state and federal...

Las Vegas Sun: Why America needs immigrants (especially Nevada)

February 8, 2016

"Experts say that the implementation of these programs could be an economic boon to the country. According to a study by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, Nevada could see a $3 million increase in tax revenue if Obama’s...

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