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T09-0055 - "The American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009": Expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit, As Reported by House Ways and Means, Distribution of Federal Tax Change by Cash Income Level, 2009

2009 distribution of federal tax change, by cash income level, of the expanded earned income tax credit in "The American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009" as reported by the House Ways and Means Committee. The proposal increases the earned income tax credit percentage for families with three or more qualifying children to 45 percent and the threshold phase-out amount for joint filers to $5,000 above the phase-out threshold for single and head of household tax units.

January 26, 2009