Top 10 Counties by Share of Taxpayers Claiming EITC
February 5, 2014,
Ben Harris presents data on "Variation in EITC Take-up, County by County." The Earned Income Tax Credit, a tax credit for low- and moderate-income workers, is, according to Harris, "one of our nation's most effective anti-poverty policies, bringing 10.1 million families out of poverty in 2012." The ten counties with the highest share of taxpayers claiming EITC are listed here along with some interesting facts and data about those places.