Tax Policy Center

EITC

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To get the coronavirus rebates in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act this year, most people will have to file an income...
April 3, 2020Elaine Maag
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
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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
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Because the IRS does not ask for a tax filer’s race or ethnicity on tax forms, examining the relationship between race and the tax system...
January 30, 2020Aravind BoddupalliKim S. Rueben
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
In fiscal year 2020, Georgia will spend nearly $500 million in film and television tax credits in return for the promise of new jobs and...
January 24, 2020Aravind BoddupalliFrank SammartinoEric Toder
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Take two tax credits, and call me in the morning. For many politicians that is the tried and true prescription for the economic and social...
December 31, 2019Janet Holtzblatt
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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
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Democrats are focused on passing the Working Families Tax Relief Act (WFTRA), and for good reason. If passed, the WFTRA would provide about $ 85...
September 26, 2019Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Expanding the earned income tax credit (EITC) has support from a wide range of policy experts. Yet the expansion ideas come in many different forms...
July 2, 2019Elaine Maag