The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a largely successful component of American labor and antipoverty policy, increasing the ability of workers in low-paying jobs to support themselves and their families. Work remains to improve the EITC’s effectiveness including expanding eligibility and increasing participation among those already eligible.
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