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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- At least 8,000 veterans, military members benefit if #MDGA17 would #ExpandEITC for workers not raising children. https://t.co/34eHTsIcyB 1 hour ago
- Join us & @cfed Feb 2 for a Capitol Hill briefing on building wealth & protecting consumers at #tax time & beyond https://t.co/KRq5E4VcwB 5 days ago
- RT @SSNScholars : A #MO #EITC would lower taxes on more than 500K working Missourians & their families. https://t.co/3LGxLUC6l8 @TaxCreditsW … 1 week ago
- RT @SSNScholars : Join us & @TaxCreditsWF on 1/12 to learn about a potential new tax break for low-wage Missourians & their families. https:… 2 weeks ago
- #EITC advocacy tip: show legislators how many in their districts claim EITC to prove it's an issue voters care about https://t.co/NJsoFUINuV 2 weeks 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