Yvonne Caurion of New York City prepares her U.S. 1040A Individual Income Tax form at a U.S. Post office in New York, April 15, 2010. April 15 is the deadline for filing taxes in the United States. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)

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Is there a parent penalty?

April 17, 2015, Isabel V. Sawhill and Emily Cuddy

Isabel Sawhill and Emily Cuddy continue their discussion of the Lee-Rubio proposal for a new child tax credit by examining the size of the so-called "parent penalty." They discuss the myriad of ways that the government already supports parents and raise questions about the need for greater support for relatively well-off families. 

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