Tax Policy Center

CTC

: TaxVox
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
: TaxVox
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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Families began receiving monthly Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments on July 15. For many, those regular payments—currently permitted through the end of the year—will combat...
August 10, 2021Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Beginning in July, most families with children will receive up to $250 a month per child ($300 for children under 6). Those payments are advances...
June 25, 2021Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Starting on July 15, the IRS will begin distributing a monthly Child Tax Credit payment to at least 39 million families, or almost 90 percent...
May 25, 2021Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig told the Senate Finance Committee on April 13 that the agency could begin delivering monthly 2021 Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments...
April 28, 2021Elaine MaagWilliam J. Congdon