In yesterday's House hearing, the Treasury Inspector-General was asked if he could list which organizations had been targeted by the IRS for delayed approval or harassing questions. He replied that he could not make that...
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State Aid and Local Property Taxes
Project Note No. 6
Recently we received a request from one of the state associations relative to information on the relationship between increased state aid to local governments and local property taxes. In answer to this request we assembled data for all forty-eight states shoring the amount of state aid and local property tax collections at the beginning and at the end of a ten-year period, 1932-1941. This material is presented in the accompanying table with the hope that other associations will find it of interest and assistance. The data were taken from three publications of the United State Department of Commerce: Financial Statistics of State and Local Governments, 1932;: Property Taxation, 1941; Federal and State aid, 1941. Included under state aid are taxes shared by the states with local governments
The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) released a report last month titled Who Pays? A Distributional Analysis of the Tax Systems in All 50 States. The study...
In Fiscal Year 2010, state and local governments collected $441.6 billion in property taxes, comprising 23.5 percent of state and local own-source revenue. The tax exists in all...