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Retirement Savings Bill Should Improve Financial Security for Low-Income Elderly, Disabled People

Policymakers can correct one of the most egregious anti-savings provisions in federal law by raising Supplemental Security Income (SSI) asset limits as part of upcoming retirement savings legislation.

SSI, which provides monthly cash assistance to...

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    CBPP

In Case You Missed It…

This week at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes, the federal budget, health, state budgets and taxes, and the economy.

States Should Spend Recovery Funds Equitably as Second Round of Aid Rolls In

Many states are using the American Rescue Plan’s flexible federal aid to build an inclusive recovery by addressing the long-standing health, economic, and fiscal inequities exacerbated by the pandemic. As states receive the rest of...

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    Vice President for Federal Tax Policy

Congress Shouldn’t Prioritize Corporate Tax Interests Over Children and Low-Paid Workers

Congress shouldn’t place corporate tax interests ahead of two other tax priorities: delivering the full Child Tax Credit to the children who need it most and strengthening the Earned Income Tax Credit.

The House Passed a Strong, Progressive Revenue Package — Now It’s Time for the Senate to Act

The bill would make many important tax reforms, including those that are urgently needed to advance a global agreement to reduce the flow of profits to tax havens.
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    CBPP

In Case You Missed It…

This week at CBPP, we focused on family income support, food assistance, the economy, and health.

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    CBPP

In Case You Missed It…   

This week at CBPP, we focused on federal tax, the federal budget, the economy, state budgets and taxes, health, and Social Security.

Biden Proposal Would Eliminate Tax-Free Treatment for Much of Wealthiest Households’ Annual Income

A proposal in President Biden’s 2023 budget would ensure that households with more than $100 million in wealth pay at least 20 percent of their annual income in income tax.

This Mother’s Day, Congress Can Support Mothers by Expanding Child Tax Credit

All mothers want their children to have enough to eat, a safe home, and the opportunity to thrive, and the American Rescue Plan’s expanded Child Tax Credit provided critical financial support to help mothers build...

3 Reasons Why Inflation Fears Shouldn’t Block a Well-Designed Economic Package

Well-designed legislation that supports the economic future of families, workers, and children while at the same time reducing deficits would have little if any effect on aggregate demand for goods and services that would raise...