Reports Using ITEP Data

West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy: Gutting the Personal Income is a Poor Strategy

May 20, 2015

As this post shows, the personal income tax is not only the largest source of revenue from state residents but it is also a progressive tax that helps reduce income inequality and pay for important budget priorities like education, higher...

Missouri Budget Project: State Earned Income Tax Credit Would Benefit Missouri

May 7, 2015

Earned Income Tax Credits (EITCs) encourage work, enhance take-home pay, improve health & economic outcomes, and have lasting benefits. Proposals to create a state-level EITC would build on these benefits of the federal EITC for more than 500,000 Missouri families....

Georgia Budget and Policy Institute: Income Tax Cuts Won't Boost Georgia Economy

May 7, 2015

Big income tax cuts did not improve the economies of states that enacted them, and states without income taxes do not consistently grow more jobs or have stronger economies. Six states cut income taxes sharply from 2002 to 2007, before...

Voices for Illinois Children: Avoid Cuts, Choose Revenue

May 7, 2015

Governor Rauner has proposed to close this massive gap through damaging cuts to essential programs and services that strengthen Illinois families, children, communities, and our economy — including child care and early intervention services, K-12 education, afterschool, child protection and...

Hawaii Appleseed Center: Tax Cuts for the Wealthiest

April 23, 2015

When the top marginal tax rates and cap on itemized deductions expire in 2015, Hawaii's wealthiest residents will see a windfall. Meanwhile, our working families are not scheduled to get any relief. Read the full report here....

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