Harnessing the Child Tax Credit as a Tool to Invest in the Next Generation
July 8, 2016Print
Rachel West, Melissa Boteach, Rebecca Vallas, Center for American Progress, August 2015. The Child Tax Credit is an important policy tool to address the challenges faced by low-income families raising young children. However, in its current form, the CTC has several key limitations. This report offers proposals to strengthen the CTC by addressing these shortcomings and leveraging the credit as a tool to better invest in the next generation.