• Capitol Hill Policy Briefing: How Will Tax Reform Affect Tax Credits for Low-Wage Workers?

    TCWF, February 13, 2017. On February 13, 2017, the non-partisan Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity and Tax Credits for Workers and their Families (TCWF) co-hosted a Capitol Hill briefing to discuss research and recent developments about tax credits for low-wage workers and how they might fare through tax reform.

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  • Ohio EITC too weak to work

    Policy Matters Ohio, January 27, 2017. Most states with an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) use it to put money back in working people’s pockets and balance the state tax code. But according to a report released by Policy Matters Ohio, the state’s EITC is too weak to work. http://www.policymattersohio.org/eitc-jan17

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  • 2017 Guide to Effective EITC Advocacy

    TCWF, November 2016. The 2017 advocacy guide provides best practices to organizations and advocates looking to create legislative campaigns. http://www.taxcreditsforworkersandfamilies.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/2017-Guide-to-Effective-EITC-Advocacy-002.pdf

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  • Rebuilding Towards Refundability: Lessons from Oklahoma

    TCWF, November 2016. This case study looks at the Oklahoma legislature’s decision to repeal the refundability of its state-level tax credits. http://www.taxcreditsforworkersandfamilies.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/OK-Case-study-110316.pdf

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  • Educating Lawmakers and Looking to the Future: Lessons from Montana’s Campaign

    TCWF, November 2016. This case study outlines Montana’s efforts to enact a state level EITC. http://www.taxcreditsforworkersandfamilies.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Montana-Case-study-111516.pdf

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  • Expanding the EITC Would Help Workers in Every State

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. This data from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities shows how an expanded EITC would help working families in each state. http://www.cbpp.org/blog/expanding-the-eitc-would-help-workers-in-every-state

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  • A Georgia Work Credit Can Help Families Put Food on the Table

    Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, September 2016. This blog post from GBPI explores how a state EITC would help Georgia families afford basic needs like groceries and shelter. A Georgia Work Credit Can Help Families Put Food on the Table

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  • A Georgia Work Credit Can Help Families Put Food on the Table

    Wesley Tharpe, Georgia Budget & Policy Institute, September 22, 2016. Anti-hunger advocates are among the staunchest supporters nationwide for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a proven policy to help low-wage workers and their families get on firmer economic footing. Here in Georgia, anti-hunger nonprofits are among those helping make the case for lawmakers to enact a...

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  • Delaware Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • Connecticut Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • Colorado Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • California Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • Arkansas Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • Arizona Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • Alaska Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • Alabama Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • United States Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • Expanding the EITC Would Help Workers in Every State

    Chuck Marr, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 7, 2016. New data from CBPP shows that bipartisan proposal to expand the EITC for low-wage workers who aren’t raising children in the home — a group that the credit now largely excludes — would extend the EITC’s success to workers doing a wide range of jobs in...

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  • New Mexico Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • New Jersey Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • New Hampshire Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • Nevada Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • Nebraska Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • Montana Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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  • Missouri Fact Sheet: Expand Tax Credits to Promote Work and Fight Poverty

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, September 2016. Together, the EITC and low-income CTC are among the strongest tools to promote work and help workers with children escape poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. But we need to do more. The EITC leaves out millions of low-wage workers not raising children in the home — a group that includes young...

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