by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 29, 2014 Updated: January 30, 2014
A new study suggests that expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit could actually spur healthier eating habits among low-income Americans.
by Travis Waldron Posted on December 27, 2013 Updated: December 28, 2013
Connecticut hands ESPN tax credits to keep its business in state, but evidence suggests tax credits like these are usually unnecessary.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 23, 2013
Solid majorities view global warming as a serious problem and want the government to actively remake the economy to fight it.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 19, 2013
Wednesday afternoon, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) dropped his proposal for reforming the tangled web of tax breaks and credits that currently go to boost renewable energy.
by Bryce Covert Posted on December 13, 2013
Some federal college aid mostly reaches those who need it least.
by Emily Atkin Posted on December 12, 2013
Twelve clean energy businesses in the U.S. will receive a total of $150 million in tax credits for domestic manufacturing equipment under a federal program that is set to expire in 2014, the Obama administration announced Thursday.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 2, 2013
The Institute for Energy Research's argument that wind tax credits are "unfair" would require eliminating every tax subsidy, ever.
by Bryce Covert Posted on November 6, 2013
Safety net programs like Social Security, food stamps, and unemployment insurance reduced the poverty rate in 2012.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 24, 2013
The delay in the IRS's tax filing season will make families who urgently need refunds wait longer.
by Kitty Richards - Guest Contributor Posted on June 27, 2013 Updated: June 27, 2013