Expanding the EITC’s Effect
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)
Alexander is a 2007 graduate of Colgate University where he majored in Japanese and minored in economics. Alexander studied the factors that led to the current political and economic conditions in Zambia and conducted research on local businesses in the Ogasawara Islands in Japan. Originally from Spanish Harlem in New York City, Alexander has worked with low-income teenagers in the Bronx where he facilitated workshops on leadership and community service and organized community-based projects.
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