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child tax credit

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
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