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Rubio Builds Momentum for Expanded Child Tax Credit
Washington, D.C. – Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) this week continued to build momentum for an expanded child tax credit, working to ensure that middle-class American families are provided meaningful tax relief.
USA Today: Rubio says tax reform must include expansion of child tax credit
Sen. Marco Rubio is pushing an expansion of the child tax credit he says would directly benefit middle class families, contending the GOP effort to cut taxes won’t pass Congress if it’s just about corporate relief. Read the rest.
Washington Examiner: Ivanka Trump, Republicans push for child tax credit increase
A $2,000 credit is “actually not a very negotiable number because anything less than that doesn’t really achieve the goal,” Rubio said. He also said the credit must be made refundable against payroll taxes so that families that don’t have income tax liability are still able to claim benefits. Read the rest.
Reuters: Rubio says tax bill likely to include expanded child credit
U.S. Republican Senator Marco Rubio said on Wednesday that tax legislation is likely to include an expanded child tax credit, adding that any reform without such a change would not truly provide relief for the middle class. Read the rest.
Miami Herald: Rubio will vote against GOP tax plan if child tax credit isn’t expanded
But Sen. Marco Rubio is insisting that a child tax credit he’s championed for years must be part of the package, or else he’ll vote against the plan. Rubio and Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, are proposing an increase in the nation’s child tax credit to at least $2,000 per child, up from the current limit of $1,000 per child. “I’m not going to vote for an increase on the middle class,” Rubio said. “But we’re not going to get to that point. We’re not that crazy around here.” Read the rest.
The Christian Post: Why Trump and Congress Should Increase the Child Tax Credit
President Trump and first daughter Ivanka Trump are actively working alongside Senators Marco Rubio and Mike Lee, and pro-family organizations, to ensure that an increase in the child tax credit is included in tax reform legislation this year. Read the rest.