Lawmakers in Georgia failed to pass HB329, a bill that would have instituted a flat income tax and created a state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Advocates were wary of some of the bill's provisions that would have raised taxes on the lowest-income earners while substantially reducing the tax burden for those at the top. The bill could be revived during the 2018 legislative session.Read More
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Despite nearly a decade of economic recovery, income inequality has only worsened since The Great Recession, particularly for black and Latino workers. While many safety net programs aim to address the racial wealth gap, our federal tax code continues to exacerbate the problem. More progressive tax policy, including a stronger Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), can help close the divide.Read More