Corporations Pay Far Less of Their California Income in State Taxes Compared to the Early 1980s
This Fact Sheet shows that, since the early 1980s, California lawmakers have enacted a number of corporate tax breaks and cut corporate tax rates. This analysis also points out that California corporations are likely to pay far less of their income in federal taxes beginning in 2018 than they have in recent years due to the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, meaning they can afford to contribute more to support the state’s public systems.
Millions of Children Are Eligible for Subsidized Child Care, but Only a Fraction Received Services in 2017
This Fact Sheet highlights the unmet need for subsidized child care in California, showing that an estimated 2 million children were eligible for care in 2017 but only 228,100 were able to participate in a subsidized full-day, full-year program.
State Corrections in the Wake of California’s Criminal Justice Reforms: Much Progress, More Work to Do
What is the current state of California’s corrections system? This Budget Center chartbook discusses the impact of recent criminal justice reforms, looks at the key challenges that remain, and explores the need to advance additional reforms moving forward.