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 Georgia Work Credit would be an ambitious investment in more than 1 million families striving to break the cycle of poverty and ascend the economic ladder. As with any other public investment, it carries a cost in lost state revenue. That cost depends on two factors. Read the full analysis at