Economic Progress Institute: Making Work Pay for Working Families: Increasing the State's Earned Income Tax Credit

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Rhode Islanders who work full-time should be able to support their families. Yet, far too many are struggling to pay for housing, heat, food, and health care. Increasing Rhode Island’s refundable Earned Income Tax Credit to 20 percent from 10 percent would put hundreds of dollars back in the pockets of working families, improving their ability to meet their basic needs.

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