A Hand Up: How State EITCs Help Working Families Escape Poverty in 2006
This article, through the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, reviews the impact of state run Earned Income Tax Credit programs. Currently, the federal EITC lifts more than 4 million people out of poverty a year, and a state EITC can also help alleviate poverty and economic hardship. Although 19 states have enacted EITCs, this resource provides evidence to why the EITC is necessary in across the country.
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