Three Democrats on the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee have introduced legislation to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit, the American Opportunity Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit.

One of the bills, the Earned Income Tax Credit Improvement and Simplification Act, introduced last week by Ways and Means Committee ranking member Richard Neal, D-Mass., would build on some of the enhancements to the EITC that were made permanent in 2015’s PATH Act. It would allow the EITC for an individual with no qualifying children if the taxpayer is between the ages of 21 and 25 and is not a full-time student.

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