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“Look-Back” Tax Change Would Help Working Families, Economy

July 27, 2020

Bipartisan House and Senate bills would protect low- and moderate-income families from a financial hit at tax time next year by letting them base their Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit for tax year 2020 on their earnings in...

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Making Child Tax Credit Fully Available Would Benefit 6 Million Women of Color

July 16, 2020

The next COVID-19 relief legislation should make the Child Tax Credit fully available for tax year 2020 to families that now receive only a partial credit or none at all because their earnings are too low. That would reduce financial hardship and racial income disparities — benefiting 3.4 million Latinas and 2.0 million Black women, among many others — while stimulating the economy.

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