News Round Up: November 25, 2019

Here are some highlights from the past week’s news and upcoming events on family tax credit issues:

The Tax Foundation released a new 2020 Presidential Tax Tracker, which tracks candidates’ proposals and statements regarding tax policies such as refundable tax credits. (Tax Foundation)

  • Florida State Senator José Javier Rodríguez (D-Miami Dade) urged the state legislature to consider his proposal to enact a state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) worth 10 percent of the federal credit to increase financial stability for low-income workers and make Florida’s tax code more equitable. (South Florida Sun Sentinel)
  • The North Carolina Budget and Tax Center released a new report that recommends the legislature reinstate a state-level EITC worth 20 percent of the federal credit to improve health outcomes for low-income North Carolinians. (NC Policy Watch)
  • We blogged about the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities’ new report encouraging the federal government to support Puerto Rico’s EITC. (TCWF)