Study finds simple ways to increase participation in EITC

It is estimated that roughly seven million Americans each year—or 25 percent of those eligible—fail to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), the primary channel through which the government supports the working poor. Economists and policymakers have long been puzzled over why millions of low to moderate income individuals voluntarily forego credits worth, on average, a month of income. —> Read More