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State and Local Taxes: A Comparison Across States

January 29, 2020 | News Stand & Other

This report uses the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Federation of Tax Administrators to facilitate a comparison of state and local tax systems across the fifty states. The report examines (1) the relative level of state and local taxes across states, (2) the distribution of state and local taxes across revenue sources (e.g., income, sales and property) and (3) state debt levels.

Tags: comparison, local, state, tax

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Testimony on Combined Reporting

January 29, 2020 | News Stand & Other

Director Matthew Knittel provided brief testimony to the Senate Democratic Policy Committee regarding the potential impact of combined reporting on corporate net income tax revenues.

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IFO News Stand - January Edition

January 15, 2020 | News Stand & Other

The January edition of our monthly newsletter - The IFO News Stand. The release includes links to recent articles and reports that provide insight into state or national economic, demographic and fiscal trends.

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IFO News Stand - December Edition

December 20, 2019 | News Stand & Other

The December edition of our monthly newsletter - The IFO News Stand. The release includes links to recent articles and reports that provide insight into state or national economic, demographic and fiscal trends.

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Tax Incentive Expansion

December 11, 2019 | News Stand & Other

In response to a legislative request, the Independent Fiscal Office analyzed new or expanded tax credits and special zones approved by the General Assembly since 2009.

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Presentation to Grow PA Coalition

December 02, 2019 | News Stand & Other

Director Matthew Knittel made a brief presentation to the Grow PA Coalition on the Pennsylvania Demographic and Economic Outlook.

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Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program

October 31, 2019 | News Stand & Other

In response to a legislative request, the Independent Fiscal Office published a research brief related to the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program. The brief provides historical data of the program and examines the potential impact of proposed legislation.

This research brief was updated November 12, 2019 to take Act 43 of 2019 into consideration.

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IFO News Stand-October Edition

October 24, 2019 | News Stand & Other

The October edition of our monthly newsletter - The IFO News Stand. The release includes links to recent articles and reports that provide insight into state or national economic, demographic and fiscal trends. 

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Minimum Wage Increase Estimates

October 10, 2019 | News Stand & Other

In response to a legislative request, the IFO transmitted a letter that expands upon a prior analysis on the impact of a proposed minimum wage increase.

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Senior Spending and Tax Revenues

September 27, 2019 | News Stand & Other

In response to a legislative request, the IFO transmitted a letter that analyzes (1) state spending dedicated to seniors, (2) the share of certain tax revenues remitted by seniors and (3) potential changes in senior migration patterns due to proposed tax law changes.

 

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