ITEP In The News

The News Wheel: What If We Raised the Gas Tax

February 22, 2017

Now, obviously, raising the gas tax would mean a lot more money going to the government for transportation. As the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) pointed out in a 2013 report, the gas tax is the most important funding...

Salt Lake Tribune: Rush to reform taxes has lawmakers hurtling toward bad policy

February 22, 2017

According to figures from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, about a quarter of the estimated $200 million that would be generated by restoring the full sales tax on food would be paid by households making less than $43,000...

Planet Jackson Hole: American Dreams, Undocumented Fears

February 21, 2017

A report published by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) in 2016 found that undocumented immigrants contribute around $11.6 billion to the economy annually. Undocumented immigrants in Wyoming contributed $12.7 million in state in federal taxes last year,...

CT News Junkie: Keep Your Eyes on the CEO Not the Public Employee

February 20, 2017

According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP), Connecticut’s state and local tax system is the 26th most regressive in the nation. That simple fact alone is reason enough to demand real tax fairness. Connecticut’s budget issues cannot...

The Express Star: Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

February 18, 2017

That same paper showed that the ANNUAL lost state revenue because of cuts to the top personal income tax rate enacted since 2005 is $1.022 billion PER YEAR, according to an analysis conducted for Oklahoma Policy Institute by the Institute...

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