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Research Archives for 2011

Support for Working Iowa Families

12/29/11
Iowa’s Earned Income Tax Credit: Expansion is in Order in 2012 IFP Policy Brief By Charles BrunerPolicy Brief (3-pg PDF) The 2012 legislative session offers lawmakers a timely opportunity to review and expand Iowa’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The Read more

Johnson County Examples Illustrate Problems with TIF

11/21/11
New Report Recommends Statewide Reforms to Stop Abuses Full report plus executive summary (15-pg PDF) November 21, 2011Executive summary (2-pg PDF)Appendix (Maps by community) (9-pg PDF)News release below (2-pg PDF)  IOWA CITY, Iowa — Poorly understood, hotly debated and often Read more

The Affordable Care Act’s Consumer Protections

3/23/11
One in a Series of IFP Issue SnapshotsIssue Snapshot (2-pg PDF) The Affordable Care Act’s Consumer Protections, March 23, 2011Issue Snapshot (2-pg PDF) Seniors and the Affordable Care Act, March 22, 2011Issue Snapshot (1-pg PDF) Iowa’s Small Businesses and Health Read more

Resolving Inequities in Iowa Taxes

2/2/11
Improving Tax Treatment of Working Families with Children IFP Policy Brief By Charles BrunerPolicy Brief (2-pg PDF) The 2012 legislative session offers lawmakers a timely opportunity to review and expand Iowa’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). A policy brief published Read more