Reports Using ITEP Data

New Jersey Policy Perspective: Increasing the EITC Would Boost New Jersey's Working Families

June 29, 2015

Increasing New Jersey’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to 30 percent from 20 percent of the federal EITC would provide over half a million New Jersey working families with a much-needed bump in their take-home pay while giving the state’s...

Policy Matters Ohio: Ohio Senate Flat Tax Mandate is Unwise and Unwarranted

June 22, 2015

The Senate budget bill approved Thursday, like the House-approved version, would create a tax policy study commission to review the state’s tax structure. But the Senate would require the study commission to make recommendations “on how to transition Ohio’s personal...

NC Policy Watch: The Senate Tax Plan Fails to Fix the Problem

June 16, 2015

Last week, we raised concerns with the Senate leadership’s new tax plan. Rather than reinvesting and regaining ground lost in recent years, the Senate is pursuing another round of costly income tax cuts. When fully implemented, the $1 billion price tag...

Oregon Center for Public Policy: Immigration Reform Would Boost Oregon State and Local Budgets

June 15, 2015

How much do undocumented Oregonians contribute in state and local taxes? A recent report by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) estimated that 124,000 undocumented Oregonians paid more than $83 million in state and local taxes in 2012....

Local Progress: Progressive Policies for Raising Municipal Revenue

June 1, 2015

This report lays out a set of policy and political interventions that cities, regions, and states can make to increase municipal revenue and to make their collections more progressive. Cities have historically suffered enormous budget shortfalls and after the Great...

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