December 19, 2019

Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s Proposed EITC Expansion


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Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s proposal An Economic Agenda for American Families: Empowering Working and Middle Class Americans to Thrive would expand the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) as modeled by the Working Families Tax Relief Act.

For more information, see the ITEP report, Understanding Five Major Federal Tax Credit Proposals.

Lead Sponsor/Proponent

General Explanation

Share Going to Bottom 60%

Share Going to Richest 20%
Total Cost
CY 2020
Mayor Pete Buttigieg Moderate expansion of the EITC 97% 0% $44.9 billion

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