Pick Your Child Tax Credit

Pick Your Child Tax Credit

Pick Your Child Tax Credit Alex Brill, Kyle Pomerleau, and Grant M. Seiter | AEIdeas The Child Tax Credit (CTC) is all the rage these days. Democrats and Republicans both are advancing proposals to increase the maximum value of the CTC and make it available to more...
Almost-Speaker McCarthy

Almost-Speaker McCarthy

Almost-Speaker McCarthy Alex Brill | AEIdeas Four years ago, many commentators lamented that Hillary Clinton fell short of winning the Electoral College by less than 80,000 votes. “You Could Fit All the Voters Who Cost Clinton the Election in a Mid-Sized Football...
Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Red, Blue, and Swing States

Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Red, Blue, and Swing States

Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Red, Blue, and Swing States Alex Brill and Grant Seiter | AEIdeas From both a public health and economic perspective, the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on our country. More than 210,000 people have died, more than 435,000...
A Deal for Coronavirus Fiscal Relief

A Deal for Coronavirus Fiscal Relief

A Deal for Coronavirus Fiscal Relief Alex Brill and Betsey Stevenson | The Hill We recently had the honor of testifying before the House Ways and Means Committee on the effects of inaction on coronavirus fiscal legislation. One of us was invited by the Republicans and...
Toward a Better Employee Retention Tax Credit

Toward a Better Employee Retention Tax Credit

Toward a Better Employee Retention Tax Credit Alex Brill | AEIdeas Lawmakers in both chambers of Congress have staked out positions on expanding the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC), a refundable tax credit that provides temporary wage support to help employers...