Federal Income Tax Code Joins War on Poverty


With the ratification of the earned income tax credit (EITC), the federal income tax code joined the "War on Poverty" in 1975.

Now, tax credits shape some of the largest and most successful anti-poverty programs in the US. The tax credits slash child poverty by a massive 6.7 percentage points.


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