Alex Brill Featured in Foundation for Economic Education Article

On, the website for the Foundation for Economic Education, author Brad Polumbo reported on Alex Brill’s estimates of the true cost of the American Rescue Plan.

“Expansions of the child tax credit (CTC), earned income tax credit (EITC), and the child and dependent care credit would be enacted for just a single year under the guise of promoting economic security during the pandemic,” Brill explains. “However, the Wall Street Journal recently reported on Democrats’ desire to make permanent the CTC expansion. In addition, the House passed a permanent version of their expansion of the child and dependent care credit last year, and it is unfathomable to imagine Congress letting the one-year EITC expansion lapse post-2021.”

Read the full article here.