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September 2016

Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010: Information Center

The Act was passed and signed into law in December 2010. It extends Bush-era tax cuts, unemployment insurance, and specific provisions under ARRA including key tax credit programs for families. This page provides an overview of the Act and implications for tax payers.
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September 2016

Divorced and Separated Parents

This webpage includes frequently asked questions about who claims EITC if the parents are divorced or separated.
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September 2016

State Fact Sheets: The Earned Income and Child Tax Credits

These fact sheets provide state-by-state data on how the EITC and CTC reduce poverty, who benefits, how state EITCs can supplement the federal credit, and who benefits from two proposals to strengthen the credits.
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August 2016

Making Care Less Taxing: Improving State Child and Dependent Care Tax Provisions

This report includes an analysis of various federal and state tax credits for families, qualifications and limitations, details about current tax provisions in each state, and forms for filing.
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May 2016

Chart Book: The Earned Income Credit and Child Tax Credit

This chart book provides important information about these working-family tax credits and outlines priorities for making the credits more effective.
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February 2016

Improving the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Would Help Working Families and Promote Tax Fairness for Women

Author(s): Amelia Bell, Katherine Gallagher Robbins, Amy Matsui
For nearly 60 years, Congress has recognized that the childcare expenses parents incur in order to earn income should be acknowledged in the tax code. This review provides an opportunity to strengthen and improve the CDCTC to reflect the needs of the increased number of mothers of young children in the labor force and the rising costs of child care.
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February 2016

The Child Tax Credit: Economic Analysis and Policy Options

This report provides an economic analysis of the child tax credit, explores how the credit has affected taxpayers' behavior about working and having children, and examines the complexity of administering this tax provision in the context of other child-related tax benefits.
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January 2016

States Can Adopt or Expand Earned Income Tax Credits to Build a Stronger Future Economy

Author(s): Erica Williams
This paper makes the case for why states should consider a state-based EITC program. It explains how the EITC design rewards working families, how most states model their EITCs on the federal credit, and how state EITCs are easy to administer and less expensive than many other tax cuts.
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January 2016

Financial Assets and Income

This report provides an analysis of income inequality, the effects of lack of income and savings, access to revolving credit, and predatory loan products.
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January 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

Question 2 in this FAQ specifically addresses whether getting the EITC or CTC will lower other government benefits
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January 2016

The Steep Climb to Economic Opportunity for Vulnerable Families

Author(s): Kasey Wiedrich, Lebaron Sims, Jr., Holden Weisman, Solana Rice , Jennifer Brooks
This report summarizes the key findings from the 2016 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard and provides a deeper look at the racial wealth divide and the outcome and policy data trends over time and across states in the Scorecard’s five issue areas: Financial Assets & Income, Businesses & Jobs, Housing & Homeownership, Education and Health Care.
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January 2016

U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility for Certain Federal Program

In addition to providing the poverty guidelines for 2016, this webpage describes two slightly different versions of the federal poverty measure: poverty thresholds and poverty guidelines.