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.

FREE WEBINAR: Reclaiming the Pro-Business Narrative

March 1, 2012 — Shannon M.
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How can tax fairness advocates and businesses effectively bond together to reclaim the myth that progressive taxation is anti-business? This free Tax Fairness Tune-Up webinar will provide insights and practical tips for grassroots organizers and business leaders alike. Register today!

BOOK TOUR: Sign Up for a Book Event Near You

February 29, 2012 — Shannon M.
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The Self-Made Myth co-authors, Brian Miller and Mike Lapham, will be on tour in 2012 discussing the book as it relates to the national dialogue and the public policy decisions before us. Some of the remarkable individuals profiled in The Self-Made Myth will join Mike and Brian in select cities.

Donald Trump: The Bailout Billionaire

February 13, 2012 — Shannon M.
Self-Made Myth: Donald Trump

UFE's Forthcoming Book Busts the "Self-Made" Myth

December 29, 2011 — Maz
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With a new year before us and new battles ahead, we at United for a Fair Economy and Responsible Wealth are proud to announce to you our forthcoming book, The Self-Made Myth — And the Truth About How Government Helps Individuals and Businesses Succeed, available nationally on March 5th.

Occupy Your State Tax System

October 23, 2011 — Karen Kraut
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The media's obsession with federal politics can sometimes cloud over state level solutions to our country's fiscal crisis. Occupy Wall Street has created hundreds of forums in nearly every state for concerned people to come together and consider various ways to rebuild the economy. One step is to overhaul our state tax systems, and here are five reasons why we should: