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Progressive Improvement

By any standard of analysis, New York’s 1995 Taxpayer Relief Act represents a significant improvement over the previous system, both in terms of tax cuts for individuals and competitiveness for the New York State economy as a whole.  This report examines the impact of the 1995 law and the personal income tax trends that made it necessary. It also points to needed further changes in tax policy.

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Progressive Improvement report (pdf)

Appendices (pdf)