September 2018 Newsletter Interview: Erica Williams, Senior Director of State Policy Initiatives at Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Interview with a Researcher The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) recently released a brief that discusses ways state EITCs make work pay for people of color and women. We followed up with Erica Williams, Senior Director of State Policy Initiatives, to learn more about the role of tax credits in helping to advance…

The EITC and Education and Employment Outcomes

Research recently published in the University of Chicago’s Journal of Labor Economics looked at long-term impacts of state and federal EITC expansions on children’s education and employment outcomes. The authors found that additional EITC exposure in childhood increased the likelihood of high school and college completion and increased earnings in adulthood.

Promoting Split Refunds

In advance of the next tax season, learn more about ways tax sites can encourage families to consider savings through refund splitting. The Get It Back Campaign, a national effort to connect eligible workers to tax benefits, has posted a recording of its training on Effective Ways to Promote Split Refunds. As part of the Get…

EITC Funders Network Conversation: Tax Policy and Racial Equity – Spotlight on State and Local Fiscal Policies

We hope you can join us for the funder convening on September 6, 2018 at the 2018 Prosperity Summit: Advancing Racial and Gender Equity Through the Tax Code: Tax Credits and Beyond. In advance of the meeting, we’ve been gathering background materials and supplemental resources. Below is the second video in a short video series on equity and…