Infographic: How the EITC Can Help the Economy
Small changes in tax policy can have huge benefits for low-income people, struggling communities, and the nation’s economy — and the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) proves it. The credit has lifted 6.5 million people out of poverty while increasing employment in communities with the greatest need, particularly communities of color. President Obama’s budget and proposals circulating in Congress would expand and strengthen the credit. These efforts need your support — take a look at our infographic to see why and take action.