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Field Reports

Expanding the EITC’s Effect

Alexander Villaverde, Emerson Fellow
Published 2008

Chicago, Illinois

Expanding the EITC’s Effect outlines the supportive services needed prior to tax season to increase the impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).  The report presents a case study of the Center for Economic Progress’ pilot program, Chicago Supports Workers, which provides financial assistance, financial education, and tax preparation services

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Publication tags: Field Reports - Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Economic Literacy, Free Tax Preparation, Income, Expenses, and Hunger - Workers (including farm workers)

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Alexander Villaverde

Emerson Fellow,