Issues - State Tax

State budgets are the primary source of funding for our K-12 education system, public higher education, health care, and human services. State governments collect revenue from various sources and through various taxes, and each state creates its own processes and policies for raising and distributing revenue.






TFOC Annual Conference-2013

March 13, 2013 — Michael Young
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Mark your calendars! The Tax Fairness Organizing Collaborative is excited to announce that our annual conference for 2013, will be taking place in Boston on June 4th, 5th and 6th.

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Webinar: Using Film in Your Economic Justice Campaigns

February 12, 2013 — Michael Young
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This webinar explores how to effectively integrate film into economic fairness campaigns. How do social issue documentary films do more than just raise awareness? How can you leverage the story in a documentary film to advance your efforts? How can you effectively rally local audiences around your cause once the lights come up? WATCH NOW.

March 2013: UFE Training of Trainers Coming to North Texas

January 4, 2013 — steveschnapp
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Our Popular Economics Education Team is hosting UFE's renowned Training of Trainers Institute in March 2013 near Dallas/Fort Worth, TX. We invite organizers, activists, educators, students, and others across the U.S. who want to join and advance the movement for greater equality.

Post-Election Shout-Outs: Learning From State-Level Wins

November 12, 2012 — Michael
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These statewide election day victories can be models for what’s possible in your state and beyond. We congratulate all of those involved in those efforts and are excited to help keep building momentum for tax fairness and a more just and equitable economy.

Save Oregon's Estate Tax!

August 10, 2012 — Maz
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Oregon's estate tax has been in place for 109 years without hurting Oregon businesses and family farms. It is a fair and sensible policy that provides the state with revenue for schools, infrastructure, and other shared priorities. And, it has the added benefit of helping to combat economic inequality. If you live in Oregon, please take action to vote down Measure 84.