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As child poverty doubles, states launch or expand their own tax credits

BY: - September 22, 2023

The federal pandemic-era child tax credit expansion lifted millions of children out of poverty in the second half of 2021. But Congress allowed it to expire at the end of that year, and new U.S. census data shows the child poverty rate more than doubled in 2022, erasing the record gains that were made. “It […]

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Oklahoma religious private schools look to expand in light of new tax credits

BY: - September 19, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — New private school tax credits have some Oklahoma religious officials looking at expanding the number of parochial schools and increasing enrollment options to accommodate more students. The new tax credits for families who send their children to private school has the Catholic Diocese of Tulsa and the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City considering […]