A new paper on wealth inequality from economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman – who have written frequently on the subject – was released earlier this month. This paper is far better than previous attempts to measure...
- Weekly Map: Itemized Deductions by State
Weekly Map: Itemized Deductions by State
Today's Weekly Map looks at itemized deductions by state. There's a lot of talk in Washington these days about the possibility of imposing a cap on itemized deductions as a method of raising revenue without raising tax rates. (Mitt Romney proposed a similar idea during the debates last month and the idea is now viewed as a possible compromise method of tax increases.) Which states would be affected the most? Maryland taxpayers claim the most itemized deductions, and North Dakotans the least.
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