Tax Contributions

Targeting Immigrant Taxpayers as a Matter of Course

Targeting Immigrant Taxpayers as a Matter of Course

Unfortunately, there is a new fallback position for some members of Congress when it comes to finding ways to save money. That position is eliminating the Additional Child Tax Credit for immigrant taxpayers. This has been proposed in the past by other members of Congress; however, the latest iteration is in the form of an […]

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New Estimates of State and Local Taxes Paid by Undocumented Immigrants

New Estimates of State and Local Taxes Paid by Undocumented Immigrants

Undocumented immigrants who live and work in the United States pay billions of dollars in taxes every year to state and local governments. Given the chance to earn legal status, they would pay even more. Those are the simple yet powerful conclusions of a new study by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP). […]

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Social Security Administration Says Immigration Reform Will Increase Tax Revenue, Boost Economy

Social Security Administration Says Immigration Reform Will Increase Tax Revenue, Boost Economy

Will the immigration reform bill create millions of jobs, boost GDP, and help balance the budget? A new report by the Social Security Administration says that it will, by putting undocumented immigrants on the tax rolls and allowing them to participate fully and legally in the U.S. economy.

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Immigrant Tax Contributions and the Future of the U.S. Economy

Immigrant Tax Contributions and the Future of the U.S. Economy

When it comes to the topic of immigration, Tax Day is a reminder of two important and often-overlooked points. First, immigrants pay billions in taxes every year. This is true even of unauthorized immigrants. Second, the federal government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year on immigration-enforcement measures that wouldn’t be necessary if not for […]

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