Chuck Marr

Chuck Marr is the Director of Federal Tax Policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

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Saturday, December 23, 2017
Instead of Boosting Working-Family Tax Credit, GOP Tax Bill Erodes It Over Time
The Republican tax bill not only squanders an important opportunity to help working families by strengthening the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), but it also permanently erodes the EITC’s value over time by adopting a different measure for adjusting tax brackets and certain tax provisions each...
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Sunday, November 05, 2017
House GOP's Child Tax Credit Expansion Excludes Millions of Children in Lower-Income Working Families
The House Republican tax bill increases the maximum child tax credit (CTC) to $1,600, from its current $1,000 per-child level. The proposal, however, excludes millions of children whose parents work in low-wage jobs — even as it expands eligibility for higher-income families. Since low-wage earning...
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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Trump’s $2 Trillion Choice: Cut Health Coverage and Care for Millions; Cut Taxes for Wealthy
We’ve explained that President Trump’s 2018 budget is the most radical, Robin-Hood-in-reverse budget that any modern President has ever proposed, and here’s a perfect illustration: it cuts health coverage and care for poor and modest-income families by nearly $2 trillion over ten years, while...
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