ITEP In The News
July 28, 2016"Seventeen states, primarily in the Southeast, stand to lose more than $300 million in tax revenue because they waive sales taxes on back-to-school items and other goods, including hunting gear, energy-efficient appliances and severe weather preparedness, according to the Institute...
July 27, 2016"The shortfall is dramatic. The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy found that in 2013, the purchasing power of gas tax dollars had declined 22 percent since 1997, plus alternative fuel and fuel-efficient vehicles drained the purchasing power another 6...
July 27, 2016"Matt Gardner, executive director of the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, argued in a recent blog that repealing the law would be adverse for homeowners who might have to make up the difference in higher real estate taxes." Read...
July 26, 2016"The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy notes that Washington state has the most regressive tax structure in the country. The poorest 20 percent pay 16.8 percent of their income in state and local taxes while the richest 1 percent...
July 25, 2016"The effectiveness of the annual tax holidays as a policy tool is debatable. A recent report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy determined that these tax-free periods are “poorly targeted and too temporary to meaningfully change the regressive...
- State Tax Codes As Poverty Fighting Tools
- Undocumented Immigrants' State and Local Tax Contributions
- Who Pays? A Distributional Analysis of the Tax Systems in All 50 States (5th Edition)
- Corporate Tax Dodging in the Fifty States
- Improving Tax Fairness with a State Earned Income Tax Credit
- Debunking Laffer on Tax Cuts and Economic Growth
- The ITEP Guide to Fair State and Local Taxes
Reports Using ITEP Data
Michigan League for Public Policy: Review tax expenditures to help fix Michigan's broken revenue stream
West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy: New Revenues to Balance the Budget Don't Have to be Regressive