ITEP In The News
The Progressive Pulse: Blowhard lobbyist for corporations and the rich in town to promote tax increases on average North Carolinians
May 17, 2013(Original Post)Post on May 16, 2013 by Rob SchofieldHow low have things sunk in the Raleigh policy debate? This low: A front group for corporations and greedy billionaires is bringing a has-been Washington lobbyist to town to promote higher taxes...
May 16, 2013(Original Post)The plan to reduce Oklahoma’s income tax from 5.25 percent to 5.00 beginning in 2015 is a done deal. We know it means losing $200 million from state revenues that could have gone to hire more teachers and properly...
May 16, 2013(Original Post)This is an additional contribution to the blog series that presents voices from other states that have unsuccessfully pursued comprehensive tax reform. (See Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3)Commentary provided by Renee Fry, Executive Director of the OpenSky...
May 16, 2013(Original Post)Posted Thursday, May 16, 2013 in Opinions by Chris LewisThere’s been a lot of hand-wringing lately about bloating, excess, and abuse of government assistance programs like disability insurance and food stamps. For taxpayers anxious about whether public assistance dollars...
International Digital Times: Tommy Chong Cancer Goes Up In Smoke; Veteran Funnyman Says Weed Saved His Life And Could Save America, Too
May 16, 2013(Original Post)Now that Tommy Chong's cancer has been cured, the Grammy Award-winning comedian is setting his sights on another challenge: saving America. In a recent interview with CBS News, Chong talked about how legalizing marijuana could solve the country's fiscal...
- Who Pays? A Distributional Analysis of the Tax Systems in All 50 States (4th Edition)
- ITEP's Analyses of Tax Reform Proposals in the States
- Debunking Laffer on Tax Cuts and Economic Growth
- Building a Better Gas Tax
- Corporate Tax Dodging In the Fifty States, 2008-2010
- The ITEP Guide to Fair State and Local Taxes
Reports Using ITEP Data
The Commonwealth Institute: What Would a Cut to the Top Individual Income Tax Rate Mean for Virginians?
Public Finance Review: Voter Ideology, Economic Factors, and State and Local Tax Progressivity