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.
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.