Chad Bolt, Legislative Analyst
Areas of Expertise: Government Affairs, Tax Code, Tax Preparation
Chad Bolt is a Legislative Analyst on the Government Affairs team at CFED. In this role, he researches and advocates for initiatives designed to improve the financial health of low- and moderate-income families, particularly around tax preparation and financial capability. He also tracks developments on Capitol Hill to leverage opportunities to advance CFED’s core mission and priorities.
Chad brings a combined eight years of experience in federal and local government. He comes to CFED from Senator Barbara Mikulski’s office, where he was a Legislative Assistant covering a diverse range of policy issues and work with the Appropriations Committee. Prior to his time on Capitol Hill, Chad worked for a member of the Montgomery County Council in Rockville, MD.
Chad holds a Masters of Professional Studies in Applied Economics from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Political Affairs from Millersville University of Pennsylvania.
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Most Recent Blog Posts
Mar 23, 2017
The American Health Care Act (AHCA) keeps the basic approach of using tax credits to help Americans afford health insurance, but flips it in a very significant way: the tax credits would be based primarily on age, not income.
Mar 21, 2017
We know that the EITC improves economic outcomes for workers and educational outcomes for children. Now is the time to protect and expand this critical program.
Mar 16, 2017
President Trump released his “skinny budget” earlier today – a document that is both a broad outline of his priorities and a troubling budget forecast for low- and moderate-income families trying to get ahead.
Mar 15, 2017
If Congress and the Trump Administration want to make the tax code work for working people they will focus on turning our upside down tax code right side up.
Mar 9, 2017
As one piece of our broader strategy to flip the upside-down tax code right-side up, CFED partnered with PolicyLink to launch the Tax Alliance for Economic Mobility.
Feb 9, 2017
For folks who understand the power of tax time as a pathway to financial health for millions of workers and their families, the past few weeks have been an exciting time.
Jan 10, 2017
Inauguration Day may be coming up, but we’re getting excited for something else: the kickoff for tax season!
Oct 18, 2016
AFI funding is at risk of being completely eliminated by Congress. This would stop the continued success of AFI dead in its tracks.