Tax Policy Center

child tax credit

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Few of the 47 percent of who pay no federal income tax are off the rolls for very long.
August 6, 2019Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
How did key elements of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) affect the after-tax incomes of various income groups? And what would happen...
March 26, 2019Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
I asked some parents to make a choice. Their response was perhaps not what Warren hoped for, given her proposed Universal Child Care and Early Learning Act.
March 6, 2019Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
High-profile Democrats are floating ambitious proposals to reduce economic pressure on working Americans by expanding or supplementing tax credits for low- and middle-income families. These...
January 28, 2019Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
While the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) did not directly change the rules for the child and dependent care tax credit (CDCTC), other provisions...
November 27, 2018Elaine Maag
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Some low- and middle-income families in Colorado, Minnesota, New Mexico, and North Dakota are facing state income tax hikes. And the larger the family, generally...
November 15, 2018Richard C. AuxierElaine Maag
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center has updated its estimate of the percentage of Americans who pay no federal individual income taxes. And the number is: 44...
September 5, 2018Philip StallworthDaniel Berger
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Here is the problem: Families with children are not fully benefitting from tax-based government safety net programs such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)...
August 17, 2018Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
House Ways & Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady (R-TX) and other top House Republicans are exploring some ideas for a proposed tax reform 2.0 ,...
August 6, 2018Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) generally adopted the Senate provisions that directly affect families with children. As a result,...
December 22, 2017Elaine Maag