Tax Policy Center

child tax credit

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In a year when child poverty has risen substantially following the expiration of temporary tax benefits, Washington intransigence over raising the debt ceiling could put...
February 22, 2023Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Talks on the expansion of the Child Tax Credit appear to have stalled, with a key sticking point being opposition of some lawmakers to making...
December 14, 2022Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Family Security Act 2.0 (FSA 2.0) framework introduced this past June by Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Steve Daines (R-MT), and Richard Burr (R-NC) emerged...
December 8, 2022Nikhita Airi
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
This blog has been revised, reflecting TPC’s recalculated analysis of proposals to reduce business taxes that are under discussion in Congress. TPC’s initial analysis over-estimated...
December 7, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
During the recent congressional election campaign, House Republicans said one of their top priorities would be to make permanent the individual tax changes in the...
November 30, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
During the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, Congress substantially increased benefits for children, including big boosts in the Child Tax Credit...
November 22, 2022C. Eugene Steuerle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
With Democrats retaining narrow control of the Senate and Republicans on the cusp of winning the barest of majorities in the House, it will be...
November 16, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
After dramatically rising during the worst of the pandemic, the number of households who pay no federal income tax has fallen sharply. It will remain...
October 27, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
As the year winds down, Congress will need to decide what to do on several tax fronts, including whether to extend more favorable treatment of...
October 17, 2022Elaine MaagThornton Matheson
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Although last year’s temporary expansion of the child tax credit (CTC) dramatically reduced child poverty across the US, government outreach efforts struggled to connect immigrant families with their tax benefits.
October 7, 2022Aravind BoddupalliLuisa Godinez-PuigLivia Mucciolo