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CTC

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
As Congress struggles to develop a scaled back version of President Biden’s Build Back Better (BBB) plan, some observers (including my TPC colleague Howard Gleckman...
February 15, 2022Elaine MaagHeather Hahn
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In 2021, the Child Tax Credit (CTC), helped nearly all families with children . But this year, because American Rescue Plan (ARP) expansions have lapsed,...
January 4, 2022Elaine Maag
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Two versions of the Child Tax Credit (CTC) are on the books for the next five years, and a third is included in the House...
December 8, 2021Elaine Maag
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The expanded and fully refundable child tax credit (CTC) will lift millions of children out of poverty in 2021. But many very low-income children may...
October 21, 2021Aravind Boddupalli
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Policymakers and even policy analysts often consider the progressivity of specific proposals independently from the broader systems in which they operate. Consequently, they often leave...
October 20, 2021C. Eugene Steuerle
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Immigrant parents are less likely to have heard about the expanded child tax credit (CTC) than parents born in the United States, according to a...
October 7, 2021Elaine MaagLaura Brugger
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
To paraphrase Tolstoy , all simple families are alike; each complicated family is complicated in its own way. So when the tax code aims to...
September 27, 2021Janet Holtzblatt
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Starting in July, many parents began receiving monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit (CTC). A new IPSOS survey as well as Urban Institute interviews...
September 15, 2021Elaine MaagPoonam GuptaElaine Waxman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The American Rescue Plan’s (ARP) expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) would reduce child poverty in a typical year below 10 percent in 47 states –...
September 8, 2021Elaine Maag