Tag: ‘American Opportunity Tax Credit’

Obama Would Improve Tax Subsidies for Higher Education

By :: January 26th, 2015

President Obama will feature higher education prominently in next week’s budget—a choice that makes sense, given that educational attainment is the most straightforward pathway for economic advancement. Many of his ideas, which he highlighted in his State of the Union address, are controversial. And some don’t go far enough. But they’d do a better job […]

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Tax Relief, Hikes, and Incentives

By :: May 29th, 2014

DC residents will likely see tax cuts—the largest in 15 years. The DC Council voted yesterday to support $165 million in tax cuts, a plan based in part on recommendations made by the DC Tax Revision Commission. Tax burdens for low- and middle-income residents would decrease in January. For four years after, businesses, residents earning […]

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Education Tax Credits Rival Pell Grant Program in Size: Reforms Proposed

By :: February 25th, 2013

Tax-based aid for higher education quadrupled between 2000 and 2010 and will continue to be a large part of the financial aid story – at least through 2017 when the American Opportunity Tax Credit is scheduled to expire. As part of a series of reports on federal financial aid, the Center for Law and Social […]

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