Earned income tax credit
Examining the Federal EITC’s Impact on Poverty Tess Thorman, Caroline Danielson, Sarah Bohn January 25 2018 The federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) keeps hundreds of thousands of Californians out of poverty. But its role varies widely across regions.
Video: Strategies for Reducing Child Poverty Linda Strean November 21 2017 A new report on reducing child poverty underscores the need for policymakers to be strategic in determining how best to help families in need throughout the state.
Testimony: Measuring Poverty Sarah Bohn July 14 2015 New and more comprehensive measures update a definition of poverty that is now more than 50 years old.
High Poverty Rate Persists Sarah Bohn, Caroline Danielson June 10 2015 Although the state’s economy has rebounded, the latest poverty statistics suggest there’s been little improvement in the share of Californians struggling to make ends meet.
A California Earned Income Tax Credit Sarah Bohn, Caroline Danielson, Sara Kimberlin June 3 2015 The governor’s proposed state Earned Income Tax Credit adds to the mix of strategies policymakers are considering to address the state’s poverty rate—the highest in the nation when the cost of living is accounted for.