ITEP Work in Action
Advocates and policymakers at the state and federal levels rely on ITEP’s analytic capabilities to inform their debates on proposed tax policy changes. In any given year, ITEP fields requests for analyses of policies in 25 or more states. ITEP also works with national partners to provide analyses of federal tax policy proposals. This section highlights reports that use ITEP analyses to make a compelling case for progressive tax reforms.
ITEP Work in Action April 2, 2020
Colorado Fiscal Institute: Protection From a Pandemic: The Federal Response to COVID-19 in ColoradoThe federal response contains important provisions designed to help individuals and families, businesses, and state and local governments respond to this unprecedented event. This report aims to provide a summary…
ITEP Work in Action March 29, 2018
Colorado Fiscal Institute: Pies & Charts: Mid-Session Briefing
Pies and Charts is the annual mid-session briefing hosted by Colorado Fiscal Institute.
ITEP Work in Action March 20, 2018
Colorado Fiscal Institute: Forecast Five: March 2018 Revenue Estimates
As a result of TCJA, Legislative Council estimates the state will see increased revenue of $196.5 million in FY 2018-2019, and $329.8 million in increases in FY 2019-2020. However, new analysis from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy suggests the revenue increase next year could be closer to $28 million.
ITEP Work in Action January 31, 2018
Colorado Fiscal Institute: Effect of Federal Tax Law on Revenue for Colorado and Colorado Taxpayers
The Colorado Fiscal Institute (CFI) has a long-time partnership with the Institute of Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) and their estimate of the impact on state revenue is significantly smaller than the current amounts predicted by the Colorado Legislature and the Colorado Governor’s Office. This brief explains the various components of the ITEP estimate.
ITEP Work in Action January 29, 2018
Colorado Fiscal Institute: Colorado State Tax Basics
The Colorado Fiscal Institute (CFI) promotes tax and budget policies that are effective, efficient, equitable, transparent and accountable. Each year, CFI takes positions on new legislation that affects the sustainability and equity in Colorado’s state budget and tax system.
ITEP Work in Action January 21, 2015
Colorado Fiscal Institute: The truth about taxes in ColoradoWho really pays a greater share of their income in taxes in Colorado? The rich or the poor? We answered this question by using the latest data from the Institute…
ITEP Work in Action October 3, 2013
Colorado Fiscal Institute: Amendment 66 will Improve Colorado’s Income TaxAmendment 66 will restore Colorado’s ability to raise enough revenue to meet our schools’ growing needs and make the income tax more like those of our neighboring states, all without…
ITEP Work in Action January 14, 2013
The Bell Policy Center: State and Local Taxes Paid in Colorado by Undocumented ImmigrantsAll together, undocumented immigrant tax payments are equal to 70 to 86 percent of the state and local governments’ costs for providing federally mandated services. Read the Original Full Report
ITEP Work in Action January 14, 2013
Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute: The Colorado Tax PrimerA tax system is the set of rules and regulations that allow a government to collect the revenue needed to fund public services. The policies underlying a tax system define…
ITEP Work in Action December 17, 2012
Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute: Analysis of 2012 Federal Tax Reform, Part One“Tax rates, spending cuts and the federal deficit are again the center of debate on Capitol Hill. With the Bush-era tax cuts set to expire at the end of 2012,…