Galen Hendricks joined ITEP in 2021. As a data analyst, he supports ITEP’s microsimulation model and analyzes the impacts of tax policy changes. Prior to joining ITEP, Galen worked at the Center for American Progress, where he conducted research on federal fiscal policy and labor market trendsgalen at itep.org
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Local Earned Income Tax Credits: How Localities Are Boosting Economic Security and Advancing Equity with EITCs
Leading localities are using refundable EITCs to boost incomes and reduce taxes for workers and families with low and moderate incomes. These local credits build on the success of EITCs at the federal and state levels, reduce economic hardship and improve the fairness of the tax code.