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Stevens Katharine B., Weidinger Matt, 01 February, 2021
Other
Peer Reviewed
This article proposes allowing parents to advance future child tax credits (CTC) into the earliest years of their child’s life, giving them greater choice in how to raise their young children. Our proposal seeks to help two groups of parents. The…
Stevens Katharine B., Weidinger Matt, April, 2021
Other
This report proposes allowing parents to advance future child tax credits into the earliest years of their child’s life, giving them greater choice in how to raise their young children. Our proposal aims to help two groups of parents. The first is…
Stevens Katharine B., Weidinger Matt, April, 2021
Executive Summary

This report proposes allowing parents to advance future child tax credits into the earliest years of their child’s life, giving them greater choice in how to raise their young children. Our proposal aims to help two groups of parents. The first…

National Women's Law Center, April, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Permanent improvements to the CDCTC and investments in direct child care assistance will help rebuild a more equitable economy for women and families. Women, especially single parents, continue to bear the bulk of responsibility for care of children…
Markowitz Anna J., Bassok Daphna, Bellows Laura, DiCarlo Cynthia F., Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Sonnier-Netto Libbie, 2021
Executive Summary

This report presents key information about the costs of and funding mechanisms for early childhood care and education in Louisiana and the impacts on the early education workforce including (1) the prevalence of turnover, (2) potential drivers of…

Markowitz Anna J., Bassok Daphna, Bellows Laura, DiCarlo Cynthia F., Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Sonnier-Netto Libbie, 2021
Other

This report presents key information about the costs of and funding mechanisms for early childhood care and education in Louisiana and the impacts on the early education workforce including (1) the prevalence of turnover, (2) potential drivers of…

Pepin Gabrielle, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Child and Dependent Care Credit (CDCC), a tax credit based on taxpayers' income and child care expenses, reduces families' child care costs. The nonrefundable federal CDCC is available to working families with children younger than 13 years old…
Pepin Gabrielle, August, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In 2003, the Economic Growth and Tax Reconciliation Act expanded the CDCC and led to large increases in both state and federal CDCC expenditures. To understand who benefited from the CDCC before and after its expansion, I document CDCC eligibility…
Mitchell Anne (Anne W.), Stoney Louise, September, 2019
Other
A well-trained and qualified early care and education (ECE) workforce is essential to produce desired results: children eager to learn, happy, healthy, and well-prepared to succeed in school and life. Attracting and retaining such a workforce is a…
Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, September, 2019
Executive Summary
This summary discusses the importance of high-quality child care and of a high-quality early childhood workforce; the low compensation of the workforce; and a workforce investment credit, modeled on Louisiana's School Readiness Tax Credits, that is…
Rodgers Luke P., November, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The cost of child care can affect a family's employment, location, and commuting decisions. Child care tax credits are intended to relieve the financial burden of child care for working families, yet the benefit incidence may fall on child care…
National Women's Law Center, June, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This document reports the child and dependent care tax provisions of twenty-five states (Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New…
National Women's Law Center, March, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides policy updates to six states' child and dependent care tax credits, based on 2017 legislative updates. Provision changes are effective for tax year 2017 in Colorado, Louisiana, and Minnesota; and in tax year 2018 for Kansas…
Purtle Jonathan, Langellier Brent, Le-Scherban Felice, January/February 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Context: Policymakers are increasingly proposing sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) taxes as an evidence-based strategy to reduce chronic disease risk; and local health departments (LHDs) are well-positioned to play a role in SSB policy development and…
Mathias Debi, Dichter Harriet, Waxman Marisa, Strasser Mary, Kotchian Sarah Ann, Stoney Louise, 18 January, 2017
Multimedia
This webinar examines tax strategies that support early childhood programs/workforce in Nebraska and Louisiana, along with Pennsylvania's recently implemented Philadelphia Beverage Tax. Presenters outline each strategy in terms of its financing,…