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The Star-Ledger: How Much do N.J.'s Unauthorized Immigrants Pay in Taxes?

April 20, 2015

Immigrants 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, 2015

Yes, 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...

The Fiscal Times: Study Finds Illegal Immigrants Pay $11.8B in Taxes

April 18, 2015

The 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...

The Washington Post: Breaking Down the $11.8B Illegal Immigrants Pay in Taxes

April 17, 2015

Here’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...

The Inquisitor: Illegal Immigrants Pay $11.8B in Taxes

April 17, 2015

Released 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...

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