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State Government Tax Collections Summary Report: 2014

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

State tax collections in 2014 were up 2.2% from those collected in the previous year. 33 states reported increases.  Provides state by state statistics.  For more detailed breakdown of state taxes by type, see  

From the Census Bureau


New Estimates of Personal Taxes in Consumer Expenditure Survey

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

Examines new, more accurate data on taxes based on estimates rather than user responses from the Consumer Expenditure Survey.  Finds that federal income taxes account for 77% of all personal taxes paid by households.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Federal Employee/Retiree Delinquency Report

Categories: Govt Personnel,Statistics,Taxes

Shows statistics on number of federal employees who are delinquent in their tax obligations, the amount owed, and the delinquency rate by agency per total number of employees.  From the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


2014 Internal Revenue Service Data Book

Categories: Statistics,Taxes

A collection of statistical tables showing the work of the IRS during the past year.  Includes information about returns filed, taxes collected, enforcement, taxpayer assistance, and the IRS workforce.  From the Internal Revenue Service


Tackling Tax Evasion and Avoidance

Categories: Great Britain,Laws/Regulations,Taxes

Latest actions by the British government to reduce and prevent tax dodging by citizens and businesses.   From HM Treasury.  House of Commons Command Paper Cm 9047


Budgetary and Economic Outcomes Under Paths for Federal Revenues and Noninterest Spending Specified by Chairman Price, March 2015

Categories: Business/Economics,Govt Finance,Taxes

The projections in this report represent an assessment of how federal debt and economic output would evolve from 2016 to 2040 under paths for revenue and noninterest spending proposed by Tom Price, the chair of the House Budget Committee.  From the Congressional Budget Office


Virginia Compared to the Other States: 2015 Edition

Categories: Business/Economics,Education,Govt Finance,Health/Medical,Taxes,Transportation,Virginia Issues

Annual guide showing how Virginia compares to other states in areas such as education, health, taxes and spending, transportation and more.  New tables in 2015 are Per Capita Gross State Product and Per Capita Public Safety Expenditures.  From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission


Updated Budget Projections: 2015 to 2025

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Statistics,Taxes

Updates baseline budget projections issued earlier in the year.  Now predicts that the federal budget deficit will total $486 billion in fiscal year 2015.  Also revises earlier estimate on budgetary effects of the Affordable Care Act lowering the net cost to the federal government by 11% over the 2016-2025 period..  From the Congressional Budget Office


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