California Should Do More to Raise Awareness of the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC)
This report presents results from a Budget Center county-level survey that found that many respondents who likely qualify for the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) have not heard of the credit and are also unaware of free tax assistance for people with low incomes. This report highlights the importance of outreach strategies to maximize the success of the CalEITC and recommends policy options.
President Trump’s Child Care Proposal: Few Benefits for Struggling Families
This analysis examines the child care proposal President Trump had issued during his campaign and highlights how it would primarily benefit families with high incomes and do little to help families struggling to afford child care.
How Would Cuts Proposed in President Trump’s Recently Released Budget Blueprint Affect California?
President Trump’s “skinny budget” proposes to completely eliminate certain housing and human services programs. In this blog post, Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin looks at these cuts and their impact on California.