Tax Basics

While nearly everyone agrees that taxes are needed to pay for public services like education and health care, the ideal design of a tax system is a much more complicated issue.  The following resources provide insights into the most central issues in tax policy, including tax fairness, the sustainability of tax revenues over time, and the impact of taxes on the economy.

 

Policy Briefs

 

Featured Reports

 

Other Reports

 

Testimony

 

Links to State-Specific Resources