Reports Using ITEP Data

New Mexico Voices for Children: Expanding New Mexico's Working Families Tax Credit Would Generate Economic Activity and Help Hard-Working Families

November 3, 2014

New Mexico’s Working Families Tax Credit not only lifts tens of thousands of low-income families out of poverty each year, it also generates economic activity because the money is spent quickly and locally. Increasing the value of the credit would...

Oregon Center for Public Policy: Move Across State Lines for $40 a Month?

October 7, 2014

  Say that you’re the sole breadwinner for your family and you earn $100,000 a year in Oregon. Would you pack your belongings and move your family north to Washington for a $40 monthly raise? It’s hard to imagine. That...

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...

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