Save the Earned Income Tax Credit

EITC is critical to working families trying to make ends meet

There is a larger constituency for North Carolina’s Earned Income Tax Credit than there are millionaires and billionaires in our state.  That is not stopping Republicans in the state legislature from targeting for elimination this critical tax break for working families.

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Because lower wage workers pay more of their income in taxes than the richest North Carolinians, just making ends meet is a challenge. That’s where the Earned Income Tax Credit comes in. The credit puts money back into the pockets of working families who need it most. In 2009, it brought more than $52 million to our local economies and helped clear roadblocks to prosperity for nearly half a million people in North Carolina.

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Stay tuned for more information about protecting this critical tax break for working families.