Tag: Child tax credit

The Child Tax Credit Is Back From the Dead

The Child Tax Credit Is Back From the Dead

Two years after the expiration of the expanded child tax credit, a pandemic-era policy that temporarily but dramatically lowered child poverty rates, federal lawmakers are close to a bipartisan deal that may reinstate some version of the credit.

Finding Cash for Kids

By: KALENA THOMHAVE See original post here. For Sasha Foster, a mother of two in Connecticut, the federal expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) was particularly welcome

Analysis of the Family Security Act 2.0

By: JOSHUA MCCABE,  ROBERT ORR. See original post here. Policymakers are looking for ways to break the stalemate over extending temporary enhancements to the Child

An Enhanced Child Tax Credit Aids Entrepreneurship

BY: TAHRA JIRARI Original Post: https://www.niskanencenter.org/an-expanded-child-tax-credit-aids-entrepreneurship/ Despite the best efforts of advocates, the expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) expired in 2021. Some in Washington, including

Congress should renew monthly Child Tax Credit payments

Working families and those with new businesses depend on payments to make ends meet. By: Megan Curtis | Special to The Tribune   Original Post: https://www.sltrib.com/opinion/commentary/2022/02/03/megan-curtis-congress/ 

Opinion: Democrats should be courting Romney, not Manchin

By Max Ghenis Original article: https://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/587590-democrats-should-be-courting-romney-not-manchin When President Joe Biden announced the Build Back Better framework in October, he called it “the most transformative investment in children

The Child Tax Credit is money well spent

Parents and caregivers have put the money toward debt and household expenses, U.S. Census Bureau surveys have found.  By Ella Ceron and Kelsey Butler Original article: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-12-20/child-tax-credit-2021-joe-manchin-opposes-aid-parents-are-using-for-food-rent The

Child Tax Credit Is Driving Americans Toward Entrepreneurship

By Andrew Trunsky Original article: https://dailycaller.com/2021/12/07/child-tax-credit-driving-americans-toward-entrepreneurship-little-effect-on-workforce/ A new study suggests that the child tax credit is not reducing overall employment nationwide but is driving some