Reports Using ITEP Data

Hawaii Appleseed: State of Poverty 2016

April 13, 2016

"In April 2016, the Hawai‘i Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice released a report entitled “The State of Poverty in Hawai‘i: How Hawai‘i’s Residents Are Faring Post-Recovery.” The report brings together the most recent available data to provide a...

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: A Fiscal Policy Agenda for Stronger State Economies

April 13, 2016

"With most state legislatures now in session, policymakers are making fiscal policy decisions that will profoundly affect future economic opportunities in communities across the country.  States face a fundamental choice:  they can provide the resources required for public investment in...

North Carolina Budget and Tax Center: North Carolina's "Tax Swap" Gives Biggest Breaks to the Wealthiest, Undermines Public Investments for All

April 11, 2016

"Efforts to rely more on the state sales tax and less on the income tax to support public services have shifted tax obligations to less affluent North Carolinians, while saving the wealthiest the most money, and reduced resources available for...

Policy Matters Ohio: Wealthy not paying fair share of state and local taxes

April 11, 2016

"State and local taxes support schools, fix potholes, keep the snow plowed, the justice system running and the water clean. Economic prosperity depends on these public services. The wealthiest families benefit amply from our communities and state. But are they...

Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center: PA Should Raise Needed Revenues in Fair Ways: Short- and Long-term Approaches to Fixing Pennsylvania's Unfair Tax System

April 11, 2016

  This briefing paper analyzes several options for raising revenue for the Pennsylvania state budget which would fall much less on middle- and low-income families than the existing Pennsylvania state and local tax system. We first analyze the income tax...

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