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Isabel V. Sawhill

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Recent tax credit proposals to help low- and middle-income families, such as Senator Kamala Harris’ LIFT the Middle Class Act, are being hotly debated. We examine the ability of these proposals, the current earned income tax credit (EITC), and the child tax credit (CTC) to achieve three goals:...

February 18, 2019
Isabel V. SawhillChristopher Pulliam

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