Jason Furman, the chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors, wrote about how the Obama administration’s support for antipoverty policies has reduced income inequality. Furman noted that by working to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC), the administration narrowed the income gap between the highest and lowest earners.Read More
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Next week in Washington D.C., advocates, policymakers and academics from across the country will convene for the biennial Assets Learning Conference, sponsored by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED). The conference will explore nationwide efforts to address wealth inequality and will include a strong focus on using the tax code to help working families.Read More