Philadelphia, Nebraska and Louisiana: "Soda" Taxes and Tax Credits

Harriet Dichter
Sarah Ann Kotchian
Mary Strasser
Louise Stoney
Marisa Waxman
Wed, 01/18/2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

This Let’s Talk session tackles financing for early childhood. Do you want to learn more about Philadelphia’s soda tax that is used for a QRIS-based pre-K program, Nebraska’s workforce and QRIS tax credit, and Louisiana’s QRIS-connected school readiness tax credits for teachers, directors, programs, parents, and businesses? Did you notice that President-elect Trump’s policy platform included federal tax credits for child care? Did you notice that other localities besides Philadelphia passed new local revenue generation measures this fall? View the recording and slide deck of this moderated discussion that introduces these financing approaches, the impetus and advocacy for them, and the programs that they support.

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