ITEP In The News

The Atlantic: How Red States Learned to Love the Gas Tax

March 31, 2015

If nothing has changed in Washington, why are Republicans so tax-happy on the state level—at least when it comes to fuel? "The difference is states have to balance their budgets," said Carl Davis, a senior analyst at ITEP. Unlike Congress,...

Phoenix Business: Arizona Misses List of Top 10 Tax Shift States

March 31, 2015

Turns out, Arizona missed a new list that looks at the supply-side tax cut to shift income equality. The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy found ten states passed laws this session that effectively shift tax burdens to the poor...

Albany Business Review: New Yorkers Face Highest Tax Burden the Country

March 30, 2015

Wallethub, a personal finance website, analyzed data from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy to determine the impact that income, sales and property taxes have on low-, middle- and high-income families.Read more...

C-SPAN Washington Journal: State and Local Tax Systems

March 29, 2015

Matthew Gardner, executive director of ITEP, talked about the fairness of state and local tax systems in each of the fifty states and the District of Columbia and what this means as people file their income taxes. He talked about how...

Idaho Press Tribune: Tax Plan Gives Big Cut to Top 1 Percent

March 28, 2015

The analysis is provided by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a national nonpartisan think tank that works on state and federal tax policy issues. The three pieces of the bill combined result in a tax increase between $68...

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