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Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Makes Child Care More Affordable

A new report from the National Women's Law Center examines how proposed improvements to the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit will affect low-income families. According to the brief, families living below the poverty line spend 32% of their incomes on child care. However, revisions to the Child Care Tax Credit proposed in the Family Tax Relief Act of 2009 would relieve many working poor families of overwhelming child care costs. View reportĀ» 01/07/2010