This paper by the Institute for Policy Studies outlines how states can address poverty and inequality in spite of the federal tax law.
This paper explores how this precarious combination has lined the pockets of the elite at the expense of working people.
This ITEP report outlines seven options for Congress to enact progressive, revenue-raising tax policies that the public has long desired, including the enactment of a wealth tax and strengthening the estate tax.
Expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit to include family caregivers is one step toward ensuring tax policies recognize unpaid care work.
The federal tax code taxes income derived from work at higher rates than income from wealth, e.g. capital gains and real estate investments. This paper from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth explores how the nation could implement a wealth tax and how such a tax could address economic inequality. Wealth taxation: An introduction to […]
This report from Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, U.S. PIRG, SalesFactor.org and American Sustainable Business Council provides a roadmap for states to collect $17 billion lost annually to corporations stashing profits in tax havens. Report: A Simple Fix for a $17 Billion Loophole Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, Jan. 17, 2019
Black families have substantially less wealth than white families. This paper by the Institute for Policy Studies examines public policies that facilitated white families’ ability to grow wealth while impeding it for black families.
This quick-start guide from Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) distills Who Pays? findings into a set of policy recommendations – from the foundational to the aspirational – that residents of every state can draw from and start work on now. Moving Toward More Equitable State Tax Systems Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, Jan. 9, […]
Subsidy Tracker is the first national search engine for economic development subsidies and other forms of government financial assistance to business. With the introduction of Subsidy Tracker 2, users also can see how much state or community dollars are spent on economic development tax breaks. Subsidy Tracker Good Jobs First
The 2017 tax law was so incredibly unpopular that its GOP backers in Congress eventually shied away from touting it during their 2018 election campaigns. In this piece, Americans for Tax Fairness looks at both state and national analysis of tax policy messaging and how voters responded. Analysis of Tax Issues in the 2018 Federal […]