Research Report State Policy and EITC Expansion for Childless Workers
Elaine Maag, Brian David Moore
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President Obama and others have proposed increasing the federal earned income tax credit for workers without qualifying children. That would automatically raise state EITCs in the 23 states that calculate a state-level credit for this group as a percentage of the federal credit.
Research Areas Social safety net Taxes and budgets
Tags Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) State and local tax issues Individual taxes
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center