Federal Taxes

May 10, 2013

With Mother’s Day this Sunday, new research shows that 670,000 working moms in Pennsylvania rely on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC). The last thing Congress should do is weaken the improvements made to both tax credits in 2009.

December 20, 2012

President Obama’s proposal to end tax breaks for high-income earners would have very little impact on taxpayers in most Pennsylvania counties, according to a new analysis by the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center.

September 18, 2012

With the issue of who pays federal income taxes back in the news, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has a reality check on who pays taxes in America.

April 16, 2012

The Buffett Rule would reduce the number of millionaires who pay a lower effective tax rate than many middle-class Americans.

May 22, 2009

An obscure business tax break in the federal economic recovery package could cost Pennsylvania and most other states billions of dollars over the next few years, but lawmakers can take simple steps to prevent the loss, according to a report from the Washington, D.C.-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

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