ITEP In The News
August 3, 2015Taxes? Feldstein employs a familiar sleight-of-hand by limiting his analysis to federal taxes, which are still progressive. Factor in state and local levies, and the middle- and working classes are getting socked. The average share of family income paid in...
August 3, 2015Research from the University of Cincinnati Economics Center estimates an almost five percent boost in sales during a sales tax holiday, with average families saving about $38. But according to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, sales tax holidays...
July 31, 2015Another critic of sales tax holidays is Matthew Gardner, executive director of the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP), a non-profit, non-partisan research organization with offices in Washington D.C., North Carolina and Wisconsin. "These holidays aren't all they're cracked...
July 28, 2015It is that time of year again on Beacon Hill, when the Legislature debates and ultimately passes a sales tax holiday for a weekend in August. Let’s be clear, the tax holiday enables elected officials to break for summer recess...
July 27, 2015The filming is almost finished for a new movie being shot entirely Hawaii. The state's film tax credits are bringing in big productions like "Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates," but not everyone is a fan of the incentives. The...
- Pay-Per-Mile Tax is Only a Partial Fix
- 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
- Improving Tax Fairness with a State Earned Income Tax Credit
- Corporate Tax Explorer
- Debunking Laffer on Tax Cuts and Economic Growth
- The ITEP Guide to Fair State and Local Taxes
Reports Using ITEP Data
New Jersey Policy Perspective: Increasing the EITC Would Boost New Jersey's Working Families