News Round Up: October 17, 2022

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (D) renewed his call for new tax breaks, including an expansion of the state Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit, as the state surplus reached a record $4.3 billion. (WPR)

  • A report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) detailed how states have used federal State and Local Fiscal Recover Funds to promote long-term income security and support communities disproportionately affected by the pandemic by strengthening state-level anti-poverty initiatives such as the Earned Income Tax Credit. (CBPP)
  • A recent report from CBPP highlighted two ways policymakers can make the federal Child Tax Credit accessible to more Hispanic families such as making the credit fully refundable and expanding eligibility to filers using Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers. (CBPP)