State and Local Government Revenue During the COVID-19 Pandemic

2.12.21. Noah Williams. While the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic put stress on the budgets of state and local governments around the country, their tax revenues have since rebounded. In addition, the federal government has already allocated substantial aid to these governments, which has more than offset the losses they have suffered.

Does it Pay to Tax the Rich?

1.6.20. Zhigang Ge. The recent tax policy debate has largely focused on increasing taxes on top earners. Many policies have been proposed with the clear goal of raising tax revenues, such as increasing top income tax rates or imposing wealth taxes.