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IFO News Stand - March Edition

March 25, 2020 | News Stand & Other

The March 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. 

Tags: economic, news

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Senate Budget Hearing Request

March 11, 2020 | News Stand & Other

The IFO responded to questions raised at the office's budget hearing before the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Tags: budget, hearing

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House Budget Hearing Request

March 11, 2020 | News Stand & Other

The IFO responded to questions raised at the office's budget hearing before the House Appropriations Committee.

Tags: budget, hearing

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Family First Prevention Services Act Preliminary Analysis

March 04, 2020 | News Stand & Other

In response to a legislative request, the IFO conducted a preliminary analysis on the state and county impacts of the Family First Prevention Services Act.

Tags: revenue

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Economic and Budget Update Presentation

February 28, 2020 | News Stand & Other

Director Matthew Knittel gave a presentation at a session of the Pennsylvania Education Policy Fellowship Program regarding the Commonwealth's economic and budget outlook.

Tags: presentation

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IFO News Stand - February Edition

February 20, 2020 | News Stand & Other

The February 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.

Tags: economic, news

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Budget Hearings Packet for Appropriations Committees

February 14, 2020 | News Stand & Other

The Independent Fiscal Office submitted material to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees in advance of its scheduled budget hearings.

Testimony

Tags: economic, revenue

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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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