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Iowa vs. Other States

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Cementing Inequity: Richest Iowans Pay Lower Tax Rate


In Iowa as in most states, middle- and low-income people nationwide pay substantially more of their income in state and local taxes than wealthy individuals and families.

Iowa’s Low Business Taxes


Whether we are looking at the entire range of taxes that fall on businesses or just the corporate income tax, the fact is that business taxes in Iowa are low.

IFP News: Statement on Governor’s Address


Iowans cannot afford new raids on the General Fund when many public services have not been restored to pre-recession levels.

Corporate Taxes and State Economic Growth


Business tax breaks turn out to be an expensive and inefficient way to attempt to stimulate a state economy.

Leveling the Playing Field


Plugging tax loopholes — an old issue that hangs around in Iowa, not addressed. Good time to look back at an IFP report on how Iowa could save millions every year.