The Iowa Fiscal Partnership is a joint initiative of two nonpartisan organizations, the Iowa Policy Project and the Child and Family Policy Center, providing reliable information and analysis on Iowa budget and tax issues.
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Shhhhhh — our loopholes are open
Few dare mention it, but Iowa lawmakers could find $60 million or more simply by putting some teeth in corporate income tax laws that companies have found a way to avoid. By the way, five of Iowa’s seven neighbors already do this.
Research Activities Credit Big companies get big tax breaks from the state for research activities, but for the most part, they're not really tax breaks -- just straight subsidies outside the budget process. And which companies aren't paying any income taxes while picking up $33 million in checks? Read this report
SNAP Almost 200,000 households in Iowa benefit from Food Assistance. Read this report
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