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114th Congress: Pro-Child, Pro-Family Tax Policy Agenda

Poverty & Family Economics
Tax Policy

Many don’t realize that federal tax provisions make up the largest federal investment for families. In fact, 3 of the top 4 overall federal investments in children and families are federal tax provisions. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and the dependent exemption accounted for more than $145 billion in 2013 in tax refunds as well as reductions in tax liabilities. While all three of these provisions have historically enjoyed strong bipartisan support, the 114th Congress needs to protect and strengthen various provisions within the tax code.


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