Kamolika DasAssociate Director, Local Taxes
As ITEP’s Local Tax Policy Associate Director, Kamolika provides local tax analysis and recommendations to lawmakers, advocates, researchers, and the public. Kamolika initially joined ITEP as a State Policy Analyst; in this role, she monitored trends in state tax policy, primarily in the South and mid-Atlantic regions. Before joining ITEP, Kamolika promoted tax justice, affordable housing, and workforce development policies at the DC Fiscal Policy Institute. Prior, Kamolika worked as a State & Local Policy Manager for Prosperity Now where she advocated for policies that promote financial stability, wealth and prosperity for low- and middle-income communities.
Kamolika received her Master of Public Policy (MPP) from the Ford School at the University of Michigan and Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.
kamolika at itep.org
Recent Publications and Posts view more
Most States Used Surpluses to Reduce Taxes But Not in Sustainable or Progressive Ways
The average person on the street would have no idea that many states experienced unprecedented budget surpluses this year. Iowa,…
New ITEP Report Examines the Path to Equitable Tax Policy in the South
"From the inception of the emerging American nation, the South is a central battleground in the struggles for freedom, justice,…
Media Mentions view more
Bloomberg Tax: Flat Income Tax Revival Draws Sharply Mixed Reviews (Podcast)
With cash cushions plump with federal pandemic relief dollars and a surge in tax revenues, state legislatures across the country…
American Prospect: The Year of the Tax Cut
State lawmakers are also pointing to substantial, but temporary, budget surpluses to justify tax cuts, but these surpluses are “deceptive…