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  • State Economic Monitor: July 2014
    (July 9, 2014)
    The latest edition of the Tax Policy Center's State and Local Finance Initiative's State Economic Monitor reports that states are still struggling to emerge from the lingering recession, and reviews the health of other aspects of state economies.
  • Description and Analysis of the Camp Tax Reform Plan
    (July 8, 2014)
    This paper describes the major provisions in the “Tax Reform Act of 2014,” the comprehensive tax reform plan released on February 26, 2014, by Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI).
  • Costly Error in Payroll Tax Computation for the Self-Employed
    (July 1, 2014)
    This article explains the errors in the formulas we use for computing payroll tax for self-employed, offers an alternative formula that would be more accurate, and explains what the effects of applying that new formula would be.
  • Flattening Tax Incentives for Retirement Saving
    (June 30, 2014)
    In this paper, the authors simulate the short- and long-term effect of three policy options for flattening tax incentives and increasing retirement savings for low- and middle-income workers.

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July 23, 2014