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Don’t compound Iowa tax inequity


The big winners would be those with the highest incomes.

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.

Iowa Budget Dilemma for 2014


Iowa lawmakers must recognize the long-term impact of tax cuts on spending choices. Past choices will force future legislatures to lower investments on critical services on which economic growth depends.

Resolving Inequities in Iowa Taxes


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