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.
Shannon Philbrick of Liberty Tax Services, dressed as the Statue of Liberty, waves a sign at drivers in Westminster, Colorado February 4, 2009 (REUTERS/Rick Wilking).
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