CCUSA sends letter to Congress requesting tax code changes

Catholic Charities USA urges lawmakers to make changes to the tax code that prioritize people in poverty including expanding Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit, repealing the unrelated business income tax (UBIT) and establishing a 4% minimum housing credit rate for certain housing projects within the Low Income Housing Tax Credit. Read the full letter here.

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CCUSA's Advocacy and Social Policy team advocates for policies that uphold human dignity and promote integral human development. Informed by the experience of local Catholic Charities agencies, the team urges policy makers to encounter the needy and vulnerable in their communities and to create policies which assist and support them.

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