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Federal Tax Policy

We're working for responsible tax policies to ensure that we have the revenues needed to invest in our common future. We're working to reverse the provisions of the 2001-2003 tax cuts that benefit the wealthiest Americans, restore a fair estate tax, close tax loopholes for the wealthy and corporations, and ensure that those with the means to pay their fair share of taxes do so.

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Reports & Toolkits | Extra Credit: How Louisiana Is Improving Child Care

April 14, 2015

This report analyzes the impact of a unique package of tax credits intended to improve the quality of child care in Louisiana – the School Readiness Tax Credits – in the first four years of their implementation.

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Fact Sheet | President Obama’s FY 2016 Budget: Revenues

March 23, 2015

President Obama’s FY 2016 budget would promote tax fairness and raise revenue needed to support vital programs, finance new investments to help families get ahead, and reduce the deficit by closing tax loopholes and curbing tax breaks for wealthy investors, corporations, and large financial institutions.

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Fact Sheet | Women Suffer Two-Thirds of Losses If Congress Fails to Save Key Provisions of Tax Credits for Working Families

July 29, 2015

This fact sheet explains why, when Congress considers changes to the tax code, a key priority should be saving critical provisions of the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) before they expire in 2017.

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Fact Sheet | What’s at Stake for Women in the Debate about Tax Extenders

October 29, 2014

Years of tax policies that have disproportionately benefited wealthy individuals and big corporations have left the United States with a tax system that is both unbalanced and insufficient to meet national priorities.  Unfair tax breaks cost the federal government billions of dollars a year – money that could be used to protect the most vulnerable now and expand opportunity for a stronger future for everyone.

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More Resources

Issue Briefs | Closing the Gap in the EITC Would Benefit 6.1 Million Working Women at All Stages of Their Lives

July 29, 2015

Issue Briefs | The EITC and Child Tax Credit Are Critical to the Economic Security of Women and Families

July 29, 2015

Fact Sheet | Women Suffer Two-Thirds of Losses If Congress Fails to Save Key Provisions of Tax Credits for Working Families

July 29, 2015

Fact Sheet, Reports & Toolkits | A Women’s Economic Agenda Must Help Women and Families Succeed

May 12, 2015

Reports & Toolkits | Extra Credit: How Louisiana Is Improving Child Care

April 14, 2015