ITEP In The News
August 27, 2015The windfall for the wealthy results from cuts in state income taxes, the major tax that is based on the ability to pay, while increases in other taxes such as the sales tax fall more heavily on lower- and middle-income...
August 25, 2015According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, “The personal income tax can be – and usually is – the fairest of the main revenue sources relied on by state and local governments. When properly structured, it insures that...
August 24, 2015Undocumented immigrants paid an estimated $10.6 billion in state and local taxes in 2010, according to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, CNN reported. Those tax contributions will rise significantly if illegal immigrants are allowed to work in the...
August 22, 2015Meanwhile, about 1.7 million immigrants are unauthorized, according to the center. The report cites the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy as saying that in Texas unauthorized immigrants in 2010 paid more than $1.6 billion in state and local taxes....
August 21, 2015New York's place on that list is especially salient given its place as the largest of the estimated 200 "sanctuary cities" across the country. The designation reflects a decision by local governments to protect undocumented immigrants from federal law enforcement....
- 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
Connecticut Voices for Children: Impact of the Final FY 2016 Budget on Children and Families
New Jersey Policy Perspective: Increasing the EITC Would Boost New Jersey's Working Families