The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities put together several great resources to examine how state-level Earned Income Tax Credits can support state economies and workers.
This report by the nonpartisan Georgia Budget and Policy Institute presents a detailed description of the Earned Income Tax Credit and describes how a Georgia Work Credit would boost working families, small businesses and Georgia’s future workforce.
The Atlanta Community Food Bank put together this insightful brief to show the importance of the Georgia Work Credit. This piece highlights who would benefit from a state earned income tax credit and analyzes Georgia’s stagnant wage growth.
The Atlanta Community Food Bank shares this helpful resource that explains the connection between the Georgia Work Credit and food security. This one pager PDF describes the challenges faced by Georgians struggling to make ends meet and feed their families. Approximately one in five Georgians face hunger and are more likely to pay for bills over groceries. The Georgia Work Credit would provide working families with peace of mind and help stop hunger.
Army veteran Jon Keen outlines the benefits that a state EITC would bring for Georgia’s military families. Read his blog.
This fact sheet from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities synthesizes data about how many mothers benefit from the EITC and how beneficial state credits can be for families.
The Earned Income Tax Credit is one of the strongest anti-poverty tools available to lawmakers. This blog explains how a state EITC would allow families to keep more of what they earn so that they can afford basic necessities, like child care and transportation, that help them work their way out of poverty and into the middle class.