Tax Policy Center

work incentive

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
A tax plan drafted by Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) and House Ways and Means Committee Chair Jason Smith (R-MO) has restarted a...
January 25, 2024Nikhita AiriJohn Buhl
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Under a plan to temporarily expand the child tax credit (CTC), unveiled yesterday by Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) and House Ways and...
January 18, 2024John Buhl
: TaxVox
A key subtext to the debate over whether to restore the expanded 2021 version of the Child Tax Credit (CTC) is this: Does the credit...
December 2, 2022Elaine Maag
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Elected officials love to talk about expanding opportunity in America, but few do anything about it. And in a recent report I found that spending for those federal programs that do aim to promote opportunity for all, such as work incentives and support for education, are on a path to shrink as a share of government resources.
April 28, 2016C. Eugene Steuerle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
An ominous announcement for a House Ways & Means Committee joint hearing on “how welfare and tax benefits can discourage work” seemed a set-up to...
June 29, 2012Elaine Maag