Unbalancing Florida’s Tax System: Eliminating Taxes on Wealth Shifts Burden to Others | Print |  E-mail
November 2010

Two taxes targeted specifically to wealth disappeared during the last decade after having been collected in Florida for more than three-quarters of a century.

Elimination of these taxes—both paid almost entirely by more affluent Floridians—has cost the state more than $12 billion to date.  Furthermore, their absence will cost the state $2 billion each year in the future.

> Read the report.

 
Poor and Near-Poor Increase While Income Gap Widens | Print |  E-mail
October 2010

New Census information shows that deep poverty claims more Floridians and the number not officially "poor" but living on relatively low incomes has also increased dramatically.  Florida continues to be one of the worst states in the nation in terms of residents covered by health insurance.

Meanwhile, those at the top continue to garner an increasing share of household income in "a stunning shift in income."

> Read the report.

 
Poverty Rises While Florida Tax System Helps Wealthy | Print |  E-mail
September 2010

Even as more low- and moderate-income residents of Florida struggle to make ends meet and hundreds of thousands fall into poverty, many Floridians with the greatest wealth receive tax breaks.

Florida is a low-tax state, but not for those who live in poverty.

> Read the report.

 
Federal Jobless Funds Help Floridians Avoid Poverty | Print |  E-mail
September 2010
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The Road Ahead on Florida's Budget Issues | Print |  E-mail
September 2010

View a PowerPoint presentation, Follow the Yellow Brick Road:  The Road to Fairness and Prosperity.

 
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