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Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2012
Level City or Town
State(s) Colorado
Source City of Boulder
Policy Areas Energy, Environment & Natural Resources, Finance & Procurement
This ordinance seeks to raise revenue to implement the City's Climate Action Plan, including incentives, services and other assistance to Boulder residents and businesses to improve energy efficiency, expand the use of renewable energy, and take other necessary steps toward reducing...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level City or Town, State
State(s) All States
Source Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Finance & Procurement
This report recommends that states adopt a tax on high-value properties, or what is sometimes called "Mansion Taxes," in order to fund schools, healthcare, roads, and other public services. It provides examples of states and localities that have implemented progressive real estate...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2011
Level County, City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy
Policy Areas Finance & Procurement, Democracy & Governance
Sales and excise taxes, or consumption taxes, are an important revenue source, comprising close to half of all state tax revenues in 2010. But these taxes are inevitably regressive, falling far more heavily on low- and middle income taxpayers than on the wealthy. Consumption taxes...

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