1998

An Analysis of the Effects of an Increase in Maryland's Retirement Income Exemption

Several proposals for reforming the Maryland personal income tax have recently been suggested, including accelerating previously enacted rate cuts, increasing retirement income exemptions, and introducing new rate cuts above those enacted in 1997. The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy...

Choices for Iowa: Building a Better Tax System

This report offers an examination of these and other issues pertaining to the tax system of Iowa and the state’s economic and social environment. Included in the study is an assessment of the merits and shortfalls of a number of...

ITEP Testimony on Minnesota Tax Expenditures Before the Minnesota Corporate Subsidy Reform Commission

Minnesota is to be commended for having a detailed tax expenditure budget-most states do not. The report, prepared by the Department of Revenue, is a useful resource for the development of state tax and spending policy.Read the Full Report (PDF)...

ITEP Testimony on New Hampshire Income Tax Proposal HB 1668

It is beyond the scope of this testimony to do a complete analysis of the New Hampshire tax system. The following table, however, shows that New Hampshire, as with most states, has a regressive tax system--with middle- and lower-income taxpayers...

Tax Strategies for a Strong Minnesota

This report will examine Minnesota’s major taxes, who pays these taxes, and how taxation has changed over time. The study will also examine Minnesota’s economic and social indicators, and state and local spending trends. In addition, the study will address...