Tax Policy Center

family taxes

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Over 20 million people—dependents who are college students, adults with disabilities, or elderly parents cared for by their adult children—were missed when calculating economic impact payments not once, but twice. Why?
January 6, 2021Renu Zaretsky
: Daily Deduction
Hillary Clinton’s tax proposals would raise $1.1 trillion, mostly from the wealthy. TPC released its analysis of her tax plan yesterday. She’d raise taxes on businesses and high-income households; modestly reduce the incentives to work, save, and invest; and make the tax code more complex. Her
March 3, 2016Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
co-authored with William G. Gale While most of the tax drama these days is focused on the fate of 50+ mostly-business tax breaks that expired nearly a year ago, lawmakers are also debating two provisions that are enormously important to low- and moderate-income households-the Child Tax Credit (CTC
December 3, 2014Elaine MaagWilliam G. Gale
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
At an AEI panel discussion earlier this week, Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) unveiled the Family Fairness and Opportunity Tax Reform Act . The centerpiece is...
September 19, 2013Elaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The 2001-10 tax cuts placed substantial emphasis on “pro-family” tax reform. The more prominent features favoring families with children included a doubling of the Child...
December 19, 2012Elaine Maag