Reports by Nathaniel Frentz
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Strengthening the EITC for Childless Workers Would Promote Work and Reduce Poverty
Updated March 4, 2014
Policymakers have made substantial progress in recent years in “making work pay” for low-income families with children by strengthening the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit. (See the box at the end of this paper.) But low-income childless workers (childless adults or non-custodial parents) receive …
What Really Is the Evidence on Taxes and Growth?
February 18, 2014
A 2012 Tax Foundation report asserted that “nearly every empirical study of taxes and economic growth published in a peer-reviewed academic journal finds that tax increases harm economic growth.” The report cited 26 studies (19 on the impact of federal or national taxes on national growth and seven on the …