Should low-income workers without kids get expanded tax credits?

Ben Bradford May 31, 2019
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Should low-income workers without kids get expanded tax credits?

Ben Bradford May 31, 2019
New tax season, new rules but same amount of refund? DNY59/iStock/Getty Images Plus
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The federal earned income tax credit benefits single, low-wage working parents at a higher rate than it helps workers without kids.

Some Democratic presidential candidates say they want that benefit expanded to all workers earning low wages.

How would making it universal affect state and federal budgets? The Urban Institute has a new study that breaks down the numbers.

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