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A State-by-State Look at the EITC and Child Tax Credit

March 5, 2014

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is...

IRS Funding Cuts Are Costly for Taxpayers and the Budget

February 20, 2014

Taxpayers sitting down with their W-2s and other tax forms to prepare their tax returns shouldn’t expect much help from the IRS this year.  Deep cuts to the IRS budget have forced the agency to scale back some services for taxpayers as well as enforcement efforts that generate more revenue.

The IRS’s budget has taken repeated hits in recent years (see chart).  Adjusted...