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Don’t Deny Needed Support to Children Living in Poverty

We need to make some noise!  Please call your Members of Congress on Tuesday, February 14!  
Call toll-free 1-888-245-3381 to connect with your Members of Congress.

One proposal being considered by the conference committee to pay for extension of unemployment benefits and the payroll tax reduction is to deny the Child Tax Credit (CTC) to children whose parents pay their income and payroll taxes through use of the Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) rather than with a Social Security number.  It is outrageous to ask nearly five million children in low-income families to pay for this when millionaires are not asked to pay their share.

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