Taxes represent our shared effort to support vital public services and systems that underpin a robust economy and strong communities. The Budget Center’s works to highlight the importance of having a tax system that not only provides sufficient resources, but also asks individuals, families, and businesses and other organizations to contribute based on their ability.
California's Tax Dollars Are About Evenly Split Among Personal Income, Sales, and Property Taxes
State Revenue Would Take a Big Hit With the Expiration of Proposition 30
Approved by voters in 2012, Proposition 30’s temporary tax increases have provided a major boost to state revenues. This fact sheet looks at what happens when Proposition 30 ends.
A State EITC: Making California's Tax System Work Better for Working Families
This report examines how a state Earned Income Tax Credit could help address economic hardship in California.