If any deal to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) is going to happen this year, it will be made this week. Negotiators know that details will have to be finalized this week in time to pass it by the December 20 deadline to pass a budget and tax deal. If you want any deal to include expansions of the EITC and CTC, please speak up today – in fact, right now! Senate Democrats are meeting at lunch today to decide their priorities for a tax deal. Make sure they hear from you before they meet.
TAKE ACTION: Take two minutes to call your Democratic senator(s) using this toll-free number (888) 678-9475 and leave this message:
My name is ___________ and I am a constituent from __________________. I am calling to urge you to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC). Will you please tell Senator ______________________ to tell Senate leaders that any tax package the Senate passes this year must include improvements to the EITC and CTC for low-income workers and families?