Enacting Refundable State EITC Is Important for Women

Enacting Refundable State EITC Is Important for Women

By Sheronn Harris, Georgia Women’s Policy Institute Fellow Enacting a Refundable State EITC Important for Women, Georgia Families and Communities Since the summer of 2016, the Fellows of the YWCA Georgia Women’s Policy Institute have been actively advocating for tax reform in support of the YWCA’s mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for […]

Report: A Bottom-Up Tax Cut to Build Georgia’s Middle Class

Report: A Bottom-Up Tax Cut to Build Georgia’s Middle Class

Building a better Georgia, with a strong economy and vibrant communities, requires a more resilient middle class and more opportunities for working families to climb the economic ladder. One of the best tools to help ensure that all Georgians share in that prosperity is a state-level Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), or Georgia Work Credit. […]

Biennial Booth Raises Georgia Work Credit Profile

Biennial Booth Raises Georgia Work Credit Profile

A group of passionate Georgia Work Credit ambassadors from the Georgia Women’s Policy Institute, Atlanta Community Food Bank and Georgia Budget and Policy Institute traveled to Athens, Ga. for the 30th Biennial Institute earlier this month. The team educated dozens of lawmakers, advocates and other stakeholders about the Georgia Work Credit. Want to get more […]

Analysis: Georgia Work Credit an Ambitious Yet Affordable Investment

Analysis: Georgia Work Credit an Ambitious Yet Affordable Investment

Georgia is missing out on a time-tested tool that helps hardworking families, boosts small businesses and strengthens local economies. Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia give a critical boost to families that work but struggle to make ends meet through a Georgia Work Credit (also called a s­­­­tate Earned Income Tax Credit). Enacting a […]