The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): Percentage of Total Tax Returns and Credit Amount by State

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The earned income tax credit (EITC), established in the tax code in 1975, offers cash aid to working parents with relatively low incomes who care for dependent children. The EITC is the only federal cash aid available to all working poor families with children. For eligible filers with income tax liability, the EITC reduces their taxes.

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Scott, Christine November 4, 2005.

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The earned income tax credit (EITC), established in the tax code in 1975, offers cash aid to working parents with relatively low incomes who care for dependent children. The EITC is the only federal cash aid available to all working poor families with children. For eligible filers with income tax liability, the EITC reduces their taxes.

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  • November 4, 2005

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  • Dec. 21, 2005, 5:06 p.m.

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Scott, Christine. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): Percentage of Total Tax Returns and Credit Amount by State, report, November 4, 2005; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs7962/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.