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A State EITC: Making California's Tax System Work Better for Working Families

A new CBP report discusses the benefits of establishing a California Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the key policy considerations in creating this state credit.

Who Pays Taxes in California?

This CBP report  released in advance of Tax Day 2014  examines state and local taxes in California and shows that low-income households are currently contributing a disproportionate share of their incomes.

Principles and Policy: A Guide to California’s Tax System

This CBP publication provides a comprehensive overview of taxes and tax policy in California.

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Other Resources For More Information


California Can Have a Stronger – and Fairer – Tax System

Sacramento Bee, April 17, 2014


Restoring Elected Officials’ Ability to Raise Revenues Would Increase Transparency, Accountability

Public Policy Instiute of California, January 5, 2012

California State Board of Equalization

State of California Franchise Tax Board