News Round Up: September 23, 2019

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

Top Story: The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) released new data on how the Working Families Tax Relief Act, a proposal to significantly strengthen the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC), would benefit Asian American households. (CBPP)

  • The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) analyzed the costs and benefits of Presidential Candidate Julian Castro’s Working Families First Credit proposal, which would expand the federal EITC and CTC, against other federal EITC expansion proposals. (ITEP)
  • Michigan lawmakers are debating state budget proposals for the upcoming fiscal year including one from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer that includes a proposal to double the state EITC. (Detroit Metro Times)