off the charts
POLICY INSIGHT
BEYOND THE NUMBERS

Revenue From BBB’s IRS Enforcement Funding Would Support Investments

The Build Back Better (BBB) legislation before the House would raise revenue in part by improving IRS enforcement of the nation’s tax laws to close the roughly $600 billion annual gap between taxes legally owed...

chuck_marr-500x500.jpg

Senior Director of Federal Tax Policy

Senate Should Improve SALT Provision in House BBB Bill

When the Senate considers the landmark Build Back Better (BBB) legislation following expected House action, it should replace the House provision on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction with an alternative approach advanced by...

centerlogodarkblue-neweb_centerlogo-partnership-blue_copy.png

CBPP

In Case You Missed It...

This week at CBPP, we focused on poverty and inequality, the federal budget, federal taxes, food assistance, and the economy.

  • On poverty and inequality, Danilo Trisi, Kris Cox, Zoë Neuberger, Gideon Lukens, Will Fischer...

centerlogodarkblue-neweb_centerlogo-partnership-blue_copy.png

CBPP

In Case You Missed It...

This week at CBPP, we focused on poverty and inequality, federal tax, housing, health, food assistance, and the economy.

Northern Mariana Islands to Receive Substantial Additional Food Assistance in a Move Toward Parity With Rest of U.S.

Under a new memorandum of understanding (MOU), food assistance available to the U.S. territory of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) will grow much closer to parity with the rest of the United...

centerlogodarkblue-neweb_centerlogo-partnership-blue_copy.png

CBPP

Build Back Better Reduces Racial Disparities

The House Build Back Better (BBB) legislation takes important steps to address racial disparities rooted in this nation’s long history of racism and discrimination, which has created large gaps in both opportunities and outcomes in...

silhouette.png
Vice President for Housing Policy

BBB Includes Major Investments in Housing Affordability

The latest version of the House Build Back Better legislation includes historic investments in key affordable housing programs such as the highly effective Housing Choice Voucher program.

Families With Children at Increased Risk of Eviction, With Renters of Color Facing Greatest Hardship

An estimated 5.7 million adult renters living with children are not caught up on rent, with nearly half of these renters reporting eviction is at least somewhat likely in the next two months, our new...

More Reasons Than Ever to Sign Up for Health Coverage During Open Enrollment

People who need health coverage for 2022 can now check out their options on the federal marketplace (known as HealthCare.gov) or their state marketplace. During this year’s annual open enrollment period, which begins today and...