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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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Coalition Action Materials | NWLC opposes the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014 (H.R. 4935)

August 1, 2014

The National Women's Law Center sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging members to vote against the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014 (H.R. 4935) because it would increase poverty, especially among women and children.

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Reports & Toolkits | A Good Starting Point: 23 Options from Rep. Dave Camp for Closing Tax Loopholes

August 11, 2014

This report, from NWLC and American for Tax Fairness, summarizes 23 of the loopholes the tax reform plan proposed by Representative David Camp (R-MI), along with the Joint Committee on Taxation estimates of the revenue each would raise.

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Issue Briefs | The President’s Proposed EITC Expansion Would Benefit 6.1 Million Working Women at All Stages of Their Lives

April 2, 2014

This fact sheet shows how President Obama's proposed expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) would help working women.

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Issue Briefs | Improving the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Would Help Working Families and Promote Tax Fairness for Women

October 30, 2013

This fact sheet shows how improvements to the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit would help working families with the rising costs of child care.

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More Resources

Reports & Toolkits | A Good Starting Point: 23 Options from Rep. Dave Camp for Closing Tax Loopholes

August 11, 2014

Coalition Action Materials | NWLC opposes the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014 (H.R. 4935)

August 01, 2014

Fact Sheet | A Women’s Economic Agenda Must Help Women and Families Succeed

June 25, 2014

Issue Briefs | The President’s Proposed EITC Expansion Would Benefit 6.1 Million Working Women at All Stages of Their Lives

April 02, 2014

Issue Briefs | Improving the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Would Help Working Families and Promote Tax Fairness for Women

October 30, 2013