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Hanappi Tibor Paul, Mullbacher Sandra, December, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The family policy reform 2009 introduced tax deductibles for children and child care expenditures in Austria. In this paper we evaluate this reform based on a structural labor supply model with unitary households which has been estimated on the…
Stoney Louise, Bronfin Melanie, Rahim Monica Candal, October, 2016
Other
Louisiana's current fiscal crisis has called all tax credits into question. As the state examines the purpose and effectiveness of its tax credits, the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children seeks to understand the effects of one tax credit package…
Stoney Louise, Bronfin Melanie, Rahim Monica Candal, October, 2016
Executive Summary
Louisiana's current fiscal crisis has called all tax credits into question. As the state examines the purpose and effectiveness of its tax credits, the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children seeks to understand the effects of one tax credit package…
Campbell Nancy D., Matsui Amy K., Bell Amelia, 05 August, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This memorandum summarizes changes to federal and state child and dependent care tax provisions that were enacted or took effect in 2015. (author abstract)
National Women's Law Center, August, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet discusses the benefits to families at different income levels of various approaches to offsetting child care expenses using the tax code.
Donovan Jeanie, Spring 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In 2007, the Louisiana legislature enacted a set of innovative tax incentives known as the School Readiness Tax Credits (SRTCs) that remain in effect today. Now, as the state faces a budget crisis, eliminating various tax credits may be one strategy…
McCormack Shannon Weeks, February, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
Today, many working parents are caught in a "childcare squeeze": while they require two incomes just to make ends meet, they end up spending a strikingly large percentage of their income on childcare so that they can work outside the home. Worse…
Bell Amelia, Robbins Katherine Gallagher, Matsui Amy K., February, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief examines the federal Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit, along with its implications for low-income working families.
Bell Amelia, Matsui Amy K., November, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief examines ways in which the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC) and the Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) have not been beneficial to low-income families in need of child care assistance. Policy recommendations for…
Frothingham Sunny, Hamm Katie, Troe Jessica, 29 September, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Child care is a critical resource for working families, but the current system is not working. For Millennial families in particular, the lack of high-quality affordable child care is a huge barrier to attaining financial stability. Both the full…
Francesconi Marco, Rainer Helmut, Klaauw Wilbert van der, September, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper formulates a model to examine the effects of changes in tax-benefit policy on the behavior of divorced parents and the well-being of children in single-parent households. Noncustodial parents choose the level of a child support payment to…
Hamm Katie, Martin Carmel, September, 2015
Other
The United States needs a new approach to make high-quality, affordable childcare a reality for families. In order to effectively address the numerous barriers that millions of families face when searching for child care, the solution must give…
Mitchell Anne (Anne W.), Horowitz Michelle, August, 2015
Bibliographies
Financing quality early care and education programs is an area of high interest for policymakers across the nation. This document identifies selected resources on using tax policy, especially refundable tax credits, as a financing strategy for early…
Entmacher Joan, Robbins Katherine Gallagher, Matsui Amy K., March, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An examination of the federal Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit and its implications for low income working families
Entmacher Joan, Matsui Amy K., Birdsong Susanna, 11 February, 2015
Other
This memorandum summarizes changes to federal and state child and dependent care tax provisions that were enacted or took effect in 2014. The federal Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit was unchanged in 2014, but at the state level, there were two…