Montgomery County Community Action

Montgomery County Community Action

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

CBPP Report: Don't Let Earned Income and Child Tax Credits Expire

Letting Key Provisions of Working-Family Tax Credits Expire Would Push 16 Million People Into or Deeper Into Poverty 
Some 50 Million Americans Face Cut 

By Chuck Marr, Bryann DaSilva, and Arloc Sherman
To view the full report, please click here - Report
According to a Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Report, 243,000 Maryland residents would fall below the poverty line or be made poorer if key EITC and CTC Provisions expire in 2017.  Nationally, more than 16 million people, including 8 million children, would fall into or deeper into poverty if these provisions are allowed to expire.  

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