ITEP In The News
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...
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...
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."...
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...
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...
- 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)
- ITEP's Analyses of 2015 Tax Reform Proposals in the States
- 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