Topic: Earned Income Tax Credit
Tonight’s Republican debate may attract lots of viewers. It need not capture their minds.
10/18/2011 07:00 pm
Although tax credits encourage work and subsidize low wages for families with children, they do little for low-income childless families.
09/24/2011 11:00 am
The meanings behind three popular types of tax subsidies, and who benefits the most from each.
08/30/2011 01:00 pm
The GOP has everyone convinced that the federal budget deficit is somehow linked to the debt limit, but it isn't
07/28/2011 04:57 pm
Unemployment is rising, and the president's response has been far from adequate
07/12/2011 05:31 pm
People working to alleviate poverty should pay attention to something they may not be used to following: tariff policy
06/14/2011 04:26 pm
A starting point for policymakers to reform child tax provisions could be to simplify the definition of a child
05/03/2011 10:46 am
Obama said that his budget proposal would cut $4 trillion over the next 12 years. It's difficult to plan for a budget one or two years away, and it's downright unreasonable to plan one for 12 years from now.
04/15/2011 03:34 pm
Internal Revenue Service should make it easier for people who have children to figure out which tax breaks they qualify for. The internal revenue service should create a uniform definition for children under 19 and eliminate the 'student exception.'
04/15/2011 12:29 pm
On Tax Day 2011, the 'Making Work Pay' tax break, which can be worth up to $800 per household, is one of several tax credits for which filers may be eligible.
04/12/2011 08:34 pm