ITEP In The News

Christian Today: New York bishop defends undocumented workers, decries mass deportation plan

May 26, 2016

"The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy estimated that undocumented immigrants pay $11.6 billion per year in income, sales and property taxes." Read more...

Indianapolis Business Journal: Senate report: Illegal immigration costs state $131M

May 25, 2016

"Indiana Immigrants who are here illegally paid $108.9 million in state and local taxes in 2010, according to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. But were they to have legal status, they would have paid $141.7 million in state...

The Leaf-Chronicle: Clarksville, Montgomery County calculate Hall tax revenue losses

May 24, 2016

"The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy reportedly said repealing the Hall tax will cause Tennessee's tax system to become more regressive, because it will benefit the wealthiest taxpayers, while the majority of Tennesseans will see no benefit at all."...

Tulsa World: Tax credit for working poor targeted by Oklahoma legislators

May 23, 2016

"“It’s one of the most valuable antipoverty programs on the books today,” said Carl Davis, research director of the Institute on Economic Policy and Taxation. “This is very much a tax credit designed to benefit working families.”" Read more...

The Oklahoman: Plan to raise Oklahoma's sales tax has supporters, detractors

May 22, 2016

"Some critics of raising the sales tax say it hits low-income families the hardest while others argue the debate should not be framed as low versus high-income residents.  “Low income families have to spend most or all of what they...

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