07/13/2024

Special Reports

QUICK FACTS: California GDP and Personal Income in the 1st Quarter

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released a special report that delves into the tax burden on personal income in California, particularly focusing on its impact on different family types. For additional information and data about the California economy visit www.centerforjobs.org/ca.

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Analyzing High Earner Migration and its Impact on State Revenue

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released a special report that delves into the tax burden on personal income in California, particularly focusing on its impact on different family types. For additional information and data about the California economy visit www.centerforjobs.org/ca.

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May Revise Proposes to Weaken California’s Nation-Leading R&D Industry

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released a special report that delves into the tax burden on personal income in California, particularly focusing on its impact on different family types. For additional information and data about the California economy visit www.centerforjobs.org/ca.

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Special Report: Economic Importance of Trade & the Ports to Southern California: Phase I Report: Baseline Economic & Fiscal Impacts

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has issued a special report on California’s Q4 2023 GDP growth, which although rising, continues to lag behind the national average, signifying ongoing economic challenges for the state. Despite maintaining its position as the 5th largest economy, California faces revenue difficulties amidst sluggish growth and declining contributions from the tech industry.

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Special Report: California Risks Slipping to 6th Largest Economy

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has issued a special report on California’s Q4 2023 GDP growth, which although rising, continues to lag behind the national average, signifying ongoing economic challenges for the state. Despite maintaining its position as the 5th largest economy, California faces revenue difficulties amidst sluggish growth and declining contributions from the tech industry.

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Fact Check: What’s Behind California’s High Gas Prices?

The state’s tax system leans significantly on these few taxpayers. For instance, the amount of income tax Ohtani could save annually by changing his residence in 2033 is equivalent to the total tax liability of the bottom 1.78 million tax filers in 2021 (positive AGI). To use another illustration, finding just 317 more individuals like Ohtani (with no deferrals and MLB approval for the 12 required expansion teams) or doubling the taxes paid by the bottom 3.34 million tax filers could erase the state’s projected deficit for 2024-25. 

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What WalletHub Got Wrong: State Taxes Rank

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released a special report that delves into the tax burden on personal income in California, particularly focusing on its impact on different family types. For additional information and data about the California economy visit www.centerforjobs.org/ca.

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Special Report: California Strikes Out on Ohtani’s Blockbuster Dodger Deal

The state’s tax system leans significantly on these few taxpayers. For instance, the amount of income tax Ohtani could save annually by changing his residence in 2033 is equivalent to the total tax liability of the bottom 1.78 million tax filers in 2021 (positive AGI). To use another illustration, finding just 317 more individuals like Ohtani (with no deferrals and MLB approval for the 12 required expansion teams) or doubling the taxes paid by the bottom 3.34 million tax filers could erase the state’s projected deficit for 2024-25. 

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Special Report: Fact Checking California’s Climate Claims

In promoting its policies, California is advocating that we need next generation regulations to cover virtually every aspect of the economy and personal lifestyle in order to achieve our climate change goals.   Recent data from the US EPA shows otherwise; a different policy approach can work equally well.  The other states are doing as well, […]

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Minimum Wage Increases Lead to Economic Uncertainty: A Case Study of the Proposed City of Los Angeles Minimum Wage Increase

The Center for Jobs and the Economy is a nonprofit research organization that provides economic data and detailed analyses of policies affecting state, regional and local economies. As part of its mission, the Center helps quantify the cost-of-living crisis in the state and various regions. This report, Minimum Wage Increases Lead to Economic Uncertainty: A […]

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Special Report: Taylor Swift’s Impact on the Economy in Los Angeles County

As part of its ongoing effort to report on significant economic trends in California, the Center for Jobs and the Economy is releasing this special report, which provides a detailed analysis of the impact of the Taylor Swift Eras tour on the Los Angeles regional economy. Travel and tourism in this region have still not […]

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What WalletHub Got Wrong: A Closer Look at California’s Energy Costs

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released a special report that delves into the tax burden on personal income in California, particularly focusing on its impact on different family types. For additional information and data about the California economy visit www.centerforjobs.org/ca.

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Special Report: Examining California’s Income Tax Landscape

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released a special report that delves into the tax burden on personal income in California, particularly focusing on its impact on different family types. For additional information and data about the California economy visit www.centerforjobs.org/ca.

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Special Report: Califorming Businesses: Disney Cancels Move to New Florida Campus

The Walt Disney Company recently announced it was cancelling a $1 billion office project that would have seen 2,000 jobs move from California to Florida. This project was previously included under the Califormers when it was announced in 2021.

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Special Report: A Growing Trend of Outward Migration

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released a special report that provides an analysis of the migration patterns of high earning Californians, with a focus on how this trend accelerated in 2021, as evidenced by the significant taxable income loss experienced by the state. For additional information and data about the California economy […]

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