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Monday numbers: Poverty and the Earned Income Tax Credit

Posted By Rob Schofield On March 4, 2013 @ 8:55 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

Be sure to check out the Fitzsimon File [1] this morning, where Chris has some of the latest U.S. poverty numbers as well as data surrounding one of the country’s best anti-poverty tools — the Earned Income Tax Credit. Not surprisingly, given the tenor of the 2013 legislative session thus far, the state version of the credit is on the chopping block for conservatives running the General Assembly — i.e. the same folks who are already moving to repeal the estate tax (which only impacts a tiny fraction of the wealthiest estates in North Carolina).


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[1] the Fitzsimon File: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/2013/03/04/monday-numbers-155/

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