ITEP In The News
March 6, 2015Illinois has the fifth most regressive tax system in the country, according to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. That means low-income and middle-class people are hit the hardest. “The problem with our state tax systems is that we...
March 4, 2015As Florida TaxWatch reports, “The high rate makes the tax punitive and distortionary, and makes the state less competitive than other states, particularly in terms of reducing investment in broadband network infrastructure.” Meanwhile, the poor in Florida bear some of...
March 4, 2015While Tennessee depends primarily on sales taxes for state revenue, the Hall tax was projected to bring $260 million into state coffers in fiscal 2014, about $98 million of which would go back to the local governments where those taxpayers...
March 4, 2015Eldridge’s proposal would cost the state $372 million a year in tax revenue, up from $112 million currently, according to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a Washington research organization. Baker and Tarr’s proposal would increase its annual cost...
March 4, 2015However, heavy reliance on property taxes and lack of an income tax were among the reasons a January report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy ranked Florida as one of the nation's most regressive tax states. Only Washington...
- 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
- Undocumented Immigrants' State and Local Tax Contributions
- Debunking Laffer on Tax Cuts and Economic Growth
- The ITEP Guide to Fair State and Local Taxes
Grocery Tax Exemption Is No Improvement for Idaho
Reports Using ITEP Data
Mississippi Economic Policy Center: House and Senate Tax Plans Do Little for Struggling Working Families