Tax Credits for Working Families

Webinar: Waging a Proactive State EITC Campaign – Tools and Tips from the Field

On September 22, 2015, the Hatcher Group and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities co-hosted an hour-long webinar on effective tools and tactics for advancing state-level EITCs. 

Featured Resource: 50-State Policy Tracker

This 50-state policy tracker from the National Center for Children in Poverty makes it easy to compare state policies across six important work supports: (1) child care subsidies, (2) minimum wage, (3) family and medical leave, (4) income tax policy, (5) the EITC, and (6) the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit.

Recent Updates

  • News Round-up: November 23, 2015

    Researchers from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire found that the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) kept 2 percent of the U.S. population and 4.3 percent of children out of poverty between 2010 and 2014.

  • Guest Post: New Research Shows States Without an EITC Program Are Those That Would Benefit Most

    The federal EITC remains the largest and most effective anti-poverty policy for working families in the United States, with nearly one in 10 Americans receiving the credit. To better understand how the EITC helps low and moderate earners, we examined the hypothetical changes in Supplemental Poverty Measure rates that would result from the removal of federal EITC benefits.