Tax Policy Center

earned income tax credit

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Talk about playing against type: The tax cuts in President Biden’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) are among the biggest one-year tax reductions in modern US...
March 16, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
President Biden and House Way & Means Committee Democrats have proposed increasing the earned income tax credit (EITC) for workers without children at home –...
February 15, 2021Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Capitalism produces a dizzying array of products and, in the process, generates an enormous amount of wealth. But capitalism creates a problem in that the...
January 21, 2021Leonard E. Burman
: TaxVox
President-elect Joe Biden proposed a new $1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan last night that would substantially cut taxes for low- and moderate-income households, especially those...
January 15, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The coronavirus recession has dealt a devastating blow to millions of US workers with consequences that could persist for years.
October 13, 2020Nikhita Airi
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
As parents learn how many days (if any) their children will be in a physical school this fall, many are preparing to provide care for...
July 28, 2020Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The major individual income tax provisions in the House-passed Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act would cut taxes by an average of...
May 22, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
President Trump and some members of Congress are promoting a payroll tax cut to respond to the growing coronavirus outbreak. But if they are looking...
March 13, 2020Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
A handful of the remaining Democratic presidential candidates remain committed to increasing the earned income tax credit (EITC), particularly for workers without children at home...
February 21, 2020Elaine Maag
: TaxVox
The IRS and Census Bureau estimate that only about 78 percent of people who are eligible for the earned income tax credit (EITC) get it...
February 18, 2020Elaine Maag