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

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Workers who receive the EITC pay federal payroll taxes, sales and property taxes, and more. In fact, Rhode Island has the 5th highest taxes on low-income households in the nation. The lowest-income taxpayers pay nearly twice as much of their income towards taxes as the wealthiest Rhode Islanders.

Read the report here.