Federal paycheck boost helps offset rising benefit costs

Elswick, Jill
September 2003
Employee Benefit News;Sep2003, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p11
Reports on the efforts of advocacy organizations in the U.S. to educate the public about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a refundable federal tax credit for eligible individuals and families who earn income below a specified amount. Explanation that EITC can offset the rising benefit costs of employees; Illustration on the tax credits which workers can refund from the federal government; Importance of EITC in reviving the country economy.


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