Tax Policy Center

CTC

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Senate Democrats have rallied around the Working Families Tax Relief Act (WFTRA) that would significantly expand the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and more modestly...
April 22, 2019Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The child tax credit (CTC) provides a credit of up to $2,000 per child for families with children under 17. But low-income families often get...
April 5, 2019Elaine Maag
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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
Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) both want to be elected President of the United States in 2020. Both believe that the federal...
January 28, 2019Howard Gleckman
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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
For many US households, the ongoing partial government shutdown is inconvenient. But for low-income households, it may become a severe hardship. If the shutdown goes...
January 14, 2019Elaine Maag
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A key provision of 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was the elimination of the personal exemption. The change has a major effect on...
December 17, 2018Richard C. Auxier
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
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On September 21 st , the Trump Administration proposed a regulation limiting access to legal permanent residency status (green cards) and other visas for immigrants...
September 28, 2018Aravind BoddupalliKim S. Rueben