Ilana Novick

Ilana Novick is a contributing writer to the PolicyShop blog at Demos, a progressive think tank based in New York City

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 9:05am
State Tax Systems Need to Become More Progressive, Not Less
State tax systems, according to a new report from the Institute for Taxation and Economic Policy, take a far larger share of income from their lowest income residents than they do from the wealthy, exacerbating income inequality within and between states, encouraging the wealthy to move to low tax states, and even worse, threatening the effectiveness of federal and state programs designed to ease the tax burden for the poorest families.
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