Tag Archives: LowIncome

Oregon’s Proposed Corporate Activity Tax Would Harm Low-Income Oregonians the Most

Oregon is moving closer to enacting a new gross receipts tax to support public education funding. The Joint Committee on Student Success is holding public hearings on House Bill 3427, which outlines improvements to the state’s public education system. Revenue … Continue reading

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Tax policy colloquium, week 12: Day Manoli's "The Effects of EITC Correspondence Audits on Low-Income Earners"

Today at the colloquium, Day Manoli presented the above-named paper, which can't be posted yet for IRS clearance reasons. But it promises to be of considerable interest when it comes out. It looks at the data around IRS documentation requests … Continue reading

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Bringing holiday cheer to low-income seniors in our community

In December 2018, Abbott Law Group Attorney Brittany Ford teamed up with fellow Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association members to wrap over 200 gifts for JWLA’s “Gem for Golden Guys and Gals” senior holiday project. The project was led by JWLA … Continue reading

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Policy Brief: Low-Income Multifamily Energy Savings Retrofits

Improving the energy performance of existing buildings will be key to achieving California’s efficiency and greenhouse gas emission goals. But owners of low-income, multifamily buildings face some of the greatest obstacles, including difficult access to capital, complex financing arrangements, and … Continue reading

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California’s Net Neutrality Bill Has Strong Zero Rating Protections for Low-Income Internet Users, Yet Sacramento May Ditch Them to Appease AT&T

California’s net neutrality bill, S.B. 822, is often referred to as the “gold standard” of state-based net neutrality laws. The bill tackles the full array of issues the FCC had addressed right up until the end of 2016 before it … Continue reading

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