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earned income tax credit

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman of the University of California at Berkeley have a new book that has generated an enormous amount of attention...
October 11, 2019Howard Gleckman
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) significantly changed how families with children were treated under the individual income tax, but for many - changed...
October 8, 2019Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Few of the 47 percent of who pay no federal income tax are off the rolls for very long.
August 6, 2019Howard Gleckman
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The earned income tax credit (EITC) is a highly effective policy for fighting poverty that has garnered widespread praise from both Democrats and Republicans. In...
December 3, 2018Richard C. Auxier
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center estimates that the new refundable tax credit for low- and middle-income households proposed by Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) would cut taxes...
November 14, 2018Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
In his press conference on Wednesday, President Trump raised more than a few eyebrows by saying he’d be willing to support “adjustments ” to the...
November 9, 2018Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) is proposing to raise the incomes of working families through a new tax proposal called the “LIFT (Livable Incomes for Families...
October 18, 2018Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Here is the problem: Families with children are not fully benefitting from tax-based government safety net programs such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)...
August 17, 2018Howard Gleckman
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House Ways & Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady (R-TX) and other top House Republicans are exploring some ideas for a proposed tax reform 2.0 ,...
August 6, 2018Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Today could be a big day for many low- and moderate-income families. February 15 is the first day those who claim either an earned income...
February 15, 2017Elaine Maag