earned income tax credit (EITC)

Making recent changes to the earned income tax credit (EITC) permanent would help older workers and boost the workforce.
During COVID-19, millions of low-income older adults have benefited from temporary expansions to the EITC and SNAP, which could both expire this year.
Tax refund
For the first time, many workers age 65 and older may be able to claim the earned income tax credit (EITC) this year.
Policymakers should remove artificial obstacles preventing low-income workers from going back to work and businesses from filling vacancies.
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