ITEP In The News
April 20, 2015Immigrants living in New Jersey illegally pay about $613 million a year in state and local taxes and could pay much more under proposed immigration reforms, according to a new report. The study by the Institute on Taxation and Economic...
NY Daily News: Corporate giants often get huge tax breaks, while poor, undocumented immigrants have paid billions in state taxes
April 20, 2015Yes, the unauthorized immigrant population, among the poorest and most vulnerable in New York State, does its part when it comes to taxes, according to a report by the Institute for Taxation and Economic Policy (itepnet.org), a nonprofit, nonpartisan research...
April 18, 2015The 50-state analysis by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy released on Thursday found that roughly 8.1 million of 11.4 million undocumented immigrants who work paid more than $11.8 billion in state and local taxes in 2012, even while...
April 17, 2015Here’s a talking point for Democrats: President Obama’s executive actions on immigration will generate an extra $845 million in taxes annually from immigrants living here illegally. But that’s just a drop in the bucket compared with the $11.8 billion they already pay. Those estimates...
April 17, 2015Released on Thursday, the study is the work of the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a research organization that is both non-profit and non-partisan. Their findings reveal that around 8.1 million undocumented, illegal immigrants were responsible for paying $11.8...
- Undocumented Immigrants' State and Local Tax Contributions
- Who Pays? A Distributional Analysis of the Tax Systems in All 50 States (5th Edition)
- ITEP's Analyses of 2015 Tax Reform Proposals in the States
- Improving Tax Fairness with a State Earned Income Tax Credit
- Corporate Tax Explorer
- Debunking Laffer on Tax Cuts and Economic Growth
- The ITEP Guide to Fair State and Local Taxes
Tax Justice Blog
- State Rundown 4/20: State Houses Consider Cuts - 04/2015
- Dueling Tax Reform Proposals Take Shape in Maine - 04/2015
- Immigration Reform Would Net States More Tax Revenue - 04/2015
Reports Using ITEP Data
California Budget and Policy Center: How Would Current State EITC Proposals Benefit California's Workers and Their Families?
Budget and Tax Center: Tax Credits for Working Families Deliver Broad Benefits to the State