Tag Archives: taxation

UK — The Effects of Taxes and Benefits on Household Income, Financial Year Ending 2014

The Effects of Taxes and Benefits on Household Income, Financial Year Ending 2014 Source: Office for National Statistics Main points Before taxes and benefits the richest fifth of households had an average income of £80,800 in 2013/14, 15 times greater than the poorest fifth who had an average income of £5,500. Overall, taxes and benefits […]

Quarterly Summary of State and Local Government Tax Revenue: 1st Quarter 2015

Quarterly Summary of State and Local Government Tax Revenue: 1st Quarter 2015 Source: U.S. Census Bureau This release provides quarterly estimates of state and local government tax revenue at a national level, as well as detailed tax revenue data for individual states. This report produces three tables: Tables 1 and 2 include income and sales […]

CBO — The Distribution of Household Income, Federal Taxes, and Government Spending

The Distribution of Household Income, Federal Taxes, and Government Spending (presentation) Congressional Budget Office Presentation by Kevin Perese, a principal analyst in CBO’s Tax Analysis Division, to the Society of Government Economists.

UK — Environmental Taxes – 2014

Environmental Taxes – 2014 Source: Office for National Statistics Main points Environmental taxes raised £44.6 billion in the UK in 2014. Despite rising by an average of 5.0% per year since 1993 (in current prices), environmental tax revenue has remained broadly stable as a percentage of GDP (2.5% in 2014). Environmental taxes provided 7.5% of […]

State Government Tax Revenue Rises for Fourth Year in a Row, Census Bureau Reports

State Government Tax Revenue Rises for Fourth Year in a Row, Census Bureau Reports Source: U.S. Census Bureau State government tax revenue increased 2.2 percent, from $847.1 billion in fiscal year 2013 to $865.8 billion in 2014, the fourth consecutive increase, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2014 Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections. […]