Tax Policy Center

Worker Credit

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act , HEROES Act, would substantially increase the earned income tax credit (EITC) for workers without children...
June 3, 2020Elaine Maag
: TaxVox
Redesign the EITC to help more low-income workers. TPC’s Elaine Maag thinks that’s the way to go. She explains in her new paper : “A worker credit based on individual earnings, and not contingent on having children at home, could provide substantial benefits to all low-income workers, ease
May 21, 2015Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The idea of an individual worker credit has been floating around the tax ether for years but never seemed to get traction. That is until...
January 19, 2011Elaine Maag