Reports Using ITEP Data

North Carolina Justice Center: Stronger Earned Income Tax Credit and Minimum Wage - Both Needed to Help Low-Wage Working Families

September 8, 2014

There are two critical policy tools that can help put low-wage workers on the path to economic security: the minimum wage and the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Together these policies ensure that working families can maximize their take-home pay...

Policy Matters Ohio: Out-of-Step

August 26, 2014

Changes to the Ohio EITC this summer doubled the credit, but poor design choices mean that most low-income working families won’t get the benefit. Read the full report...

Policy Matters Ohio: The Great Ohio Tax Shift

August 18, 2014

Tax overhauls in the past nine years have slashed average tax bills for the top 1 percent by more than $20,000, while the bottom three-fifths pay more as a group. Read the full report...

Voice for Illinois for Children: Congress Must Act to Stop Corporate Inversions

July 30, 2014

A number of high-profile U.S. corporations have, or are reportedly considering, corporate “inversions,” where they move their “headquarters” overseas to avoid paying U.S. corporate income taxes. Unless Congress acts, federal and state governments are set to lose, at minimum, tens...

Policy Matters Ohio: Cuts and Breaks

July 2, 2014

Most of the $400 million-plus in tax cuts for Fiscal Year 2015 will go the affluent. The Mid-Biennium Review also continues with an unfortunate Ohio tradition of permitting or enlarging tax benefits to special, narrow groups of taxpayers. Read the...

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