Tax Policy Center

child tax credit

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
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The ink on the Inflation Reduction Act is barely dry, but already there are reasons to think Congress may take up more tax issues once...
October 6, 2022John Buhl
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In 2021, Congress enacted sweeping legislation that temporarily cut child poverty nearly in half . A key feature was the expanded child tax credit (CTC),...
September 28, 2022Elaine Maag
: TaxVox
Immigrant parents were less likely to have heard about the 2021 expanded child tax credit (CTC) than parents who were born in the United States,...
August 29, 2022Laura BruggerElaine Maag
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
What You Need To Know About The Manchin-Schumer Compromise After more than a year of often-fraught negotiations, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) says he has agreed...
July 28, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Congress has a chance to reduce child poverty by about one-third by making permanent the Child Tax Credit (CTC) that was in effect during 2021...
July 7, 2022Ian BerlinWilliam G. Gale
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
As President Biden and congressional Democrats make another push to reach a compromise on a social spending, climate change, and tax bill, a key issue...
April 28, 2022Elaine MaagLillian Hunter
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL), who chairs the National Republican Senatorial Committee, has proposed an 11-point plan to “Rescue America” including this : “All Americans should...
February 24, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Often, tax policy debates can be settled by splitting the difference. You like a tax rate of 28 percent. I prefer 20 percent. Let’s settle...
January 28, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
As my colleague Elaine Maag noted the other day , Democrats are squabbling again (or is it still) over how to structure the Child Tax...
January 12, 2022Howard Gleckman