Helping Working Families: The Earned Income Tax Credit
AbstractHoffman and Seidman offer a complete assessment of the EITC in which they analyze, evaluate, summarize, and critique the state of the program. The authors find that, overall, the EITC works well, and that it has earned its political popularity. Yet they also uncover several problem areas that they address with specific recommendations based on their analysis.
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