Maximizing the Earned Income Tax Credit in Your Community
Type Policy Brief or Report
State(s) All States
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Economic Justice, Education
A city thrives when its residents thrive. Yet many families, even though they are employed fulltime, continue to struggle to meet their families' basic needs. Local elected officials across the country have discovered a way to strengthen working families while bringing more federal dollars into the local economy: by connecting eligible workers to the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).