How can federal policymakers, researchers and advocates support policies that not only help low-income Americans build wealth but also retain it? Tax Credits for Workers and their Families (TCWF) and the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) invite you to a February 2 Capitol Hill briefing to outline actions Congress can take to strengthen proven safety net programs, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), while ensuring consumer protection.Read More
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- RT @mdeconomy : We need to #ExpandEITC because the current law leaves 1000s of working Marylanders behind. Tell #MDGA17 - https://t.co/wPpUR… 3 hours ago
- RT @Maryland_CASH : At least 7,000 workers in rural areas of MD benefit if #MDGA17 would #ExpandEITC for workers not raising children. https… 3 hours ago
- #Maryland advocates want to give a tax break to younger workers struggling to make ends meet https://t.co/34eHTsIcyB #MDGA17 #EITC 3 hours ago
- RT @washingtonpost : Budget nominee Mulvaney to face questions about Trump’s plan for tax cuts and spending https://t.co/cM4uKKr1jI 6 hours ago
- President @realDonaldTrump 's plan to make #childcare more affordable includes expanded #EITC https://t.co/7HVSIAEKvR 6 hours ago
What would it take for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to be even more effective at reducing poverty? Wharton business economics and public policy professor Benjamin Lockwood argued that since the EITC’s benefits are mostly concentrated among parents, expanding the credit to workers not raising children would bring the poverty rate even lower and lessen income inequality.Read More