This report uses cognitive interviews to investigate Americans’ thinking about budgets and taxes- both as separate issues and as they relate to each other. FrameWorks researchers found that the concepts of budgets and taxes remain largely unconnected in the minds of Americans. This gap in public understanding is explored and possible opportunities for reframing this issue are suggested.
Planning for Our Future: The Contribution of Simplifying Models to Conceptualizing Budgets and Taxes
This report presents "Forward Exchange" as an explanatory metaphor that prompts people to think about public budgets and taxes in new ways.
Child Tax Credit is Keeping Families Afloat and Giving Us All Something to Celebrate
As the holidays approach, we should collectively toast the support that we have provided to American families this year. The CTC is working.
What happens when child care runs out?
Child care is an essential service and key to the social infrastructure that allows America to work.