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Each filing season, Brookings and a number of other research organizations receive queries from people working in the field, wanting to know more about EITC participation in their communities. Unfortunately, researchers face constraints in their ability to provide accurate estimates on many EITC...

February 15, 2005
Alan Berube
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The EITC represents a considerable investment in immigrant neighborhoods, totaling $6.7 billion in tax year 1999. This study finds that these communities access the credit at significant rates, but that their low-income taxpayers appear more likely to use commercial tax preparers. To further...

April 8, 2005
Alan Berube
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The Saver's Credit, enacted in 2001, provides a government matching contribution, in the form of a nonrefundable tax credit, for voluntary individual contributions to 401(k)-type plans, IRAs, and similar retirement savings arrangements. This paper provides background on the evolution and design...

March 1, 2005
William G. Gale, J. Mark Iwry, Peter Orszag
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The saver's credit, enacted in 2001 as part of the Bush administration's tax cut legislation, provides a government matching contribution for voluntary individual contributions to 401(k) plans, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and similar retirement savings arrangements. It is the first...

July 1, 2004
William G. Gale, Peter Orszag, J. Mark Iwry
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In a contribution to Politico, Bill Gale and Ben Harris discuss a tax holiday on repatriated funds.

June 27, 2011
William G. Gale, Benjamin H. Harris
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In a contribution to The New Republic, TPC Affiliate, Henry Aaron, discusses the meaning of tax reform in today's political climate.

July 12, 2011
Henry J. Aaron
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In a contribution to the Christian Science Monitor, Donald Marron argues for eliminating the U.S.'s debt limit.

July 18, 2011
Donald Marron
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In a contribution to the Christian Science Monitor, Donald Marron argues for a new way of approaching the U.S.'s budget woes.

August 17, 2011
Donald Marron
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This year marks the 100th Anniversary of California's initiative process. In 1911, California famously adopted the direct initiative process and ballot box decision-making has become almost as synonymous with the Golden State as beaches, hi-tech innovation, and Hollywood. While 75% of voters in...

October 12, 2011
Tracy Gordon
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This year marks the 100th Anniversary of California's initiative process. In 1911, California famously adopted the direct initiative process and ballot box decision-making has become almost as synonymous with the Golden State as beaches, hi-tech innovation, and Hollywood. While 75% of voters in...

October 12, 2011