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Tax Policy and Child Care

February 1, 2024

Overview Strong funding is essential to strengthening child care in the United States, but updating provisions of the federal tax code is also an important part of the solution. Unfortunately, …

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FFYF Capsule Collection: Tax Policy and Child Care

November 30, 2023

Millions of American families today are struggling to find the affordable, reliable, quality child care they depend on to go to work. This has a devastating impact on our youngest …

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Federal Tax Provisions That Support Child Care

November 29, 2023

American families depend on affordable, reliable, quality child care to go to work – but this care is often hard to find and too costly. These challenges have a tremendous …

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The First Five Things To Know About: The Federal Tax Code and Child Care

September 12, 2023

Millions of American families are struggling to find the affordable, reliable, quality child care they depend on to go to work. This has a devastating impact on our youngest learners, …

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Build Back Better Act: Child Care in the House Ways and Means Committee Package

September 16, 2021

As part of President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda with proposals to create jobs, cut taxes, and lower costs for working families, the House and Senate are considering the Build …

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Two Bipartisan Bills to Address Quality, Affordability of Child Care introduced in Congress

March 30, 2021

Last week, Iowa’s Congressional leaders introduced two bipartisan bills, the ACCESS Act and the Improving Child Care for Working Families Act, to address the quality and affordability of child care. …

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