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.
Spending Through California’s Tax Code
This Budget Center analysis examines state tax breaks that go to businesses and households. The report how these tax expenditures work, who they benefit, and how they could be improved.
The Expiration of Proposition 30’s Tax Increases Would Leave a Permanent Gap in State Revenues
This Fact Sheet discusses the impact of Prop. 30 on the state budget and what would happen if the measure’s PIT rate increases are allowed to expire at the end of 2018.
How Much Will Working Families and Individuals Benefit From California’s EITC?
This interactive tool shows how much families and individuals can expect to receive from both the state and federal credits based on tax filing status, their number of children, and their annual earnings.