Press Release

AAF Analyzes Paid Family Leave Proposal In Senate GOP Tax Bill


Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis of the Senate GOP tax reform bill’s proposal to give tax credits to businesses that provide paid family leave. The proposal itself is intuitive, considering two-thirds of workers who take family leave are already paid by their employer. It is unclear how much the tax credits would actually expand paid family leave. However, policymakers would have an opportunity to learn about the effectiveness of this approach, given that the tax credits would only be available under a two-year pilot program.
Click here to read the analysis.