Tax Policy Center

work incentive

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Elected officials love to talk about expanding opportunity in America, but few do anything about it. And in a recent report I found that spending for those federal programs that do aim to promote opportunity for all, such as work incentives and support for education, are on a path to shrink as a share of government resources.
April 28, 2016C. Eugene Steuerle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
An ominous announcement for a House Ways & Means Committee joint hearing on “how welfare and tax benefits can discourage work” seemed a set-up to attack programs like the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) for their apparent disincentive to work. But that’s not what
June 29, 2012Elaine Maag