The expanded child tax credit briefly slashed child poverty. Here’s what else it did

Originally posted on NPR. The monthly payments slashed food insufficiency by a quarter Food insufficiency happens when, over the course of a week, a family doesn’t have enough to eat […]


Tax-Prep Help Available for Low-to-Moderate-Income MA Families

Originally posted on Public News Service. With tax season underway, Massachusetts groups are raising awareness about the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), an IRS-sponsored program to help people file […]

Health Impact Assessment of Creating a State-Level Refundable Earned Income Tax Credit in Arkansas

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families and Children’s HealthWatch have conducted the following Health Impact Assessment to estimate the potential health-related impacts of creating a state-level, refundable Earned Income Tax […]

The Case for Increasing the Massachusetts Earned Income Tax Credit

Pause for a moment. Now picture yourself as part of a family of four. You have two young kids, you and your spouse work full-time jobs. You and your spouse work hard to provide for your children and […]