In December 2015, Congress passed legislation to make permanent expiring provisions of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC). But to the chagrin of many antipoverty advocates, the bill included an anti-fraud measure that forces the IRS to delay refunds for taxpayers who collect these credits until February 15 at the earliest.Read More
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Under the new Trump administration, local governments will need to build stronger relationships with federal policymakers to preserve safety net programs such as refundable tax credits, according to Bruce Katz, a scholar at the Brookings Institution. Katz also argued that since President-elect Trump and Congressional Republicans plan to slash many of the infrastructure and entitlement programs municipalities count on, local governments will be more important than ever in building robust local economies.Read More