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“People of faith may not agree with all of the provisions of the bill, but these low-income tax credits are a huge victory for working families,” said Rev.
The EITC is America’s largest anti-poverty program. In 2009, it is estimated the EITC lifted 6.6 million people, including 3.3 million children, above the poverty line. Refundable tax credits, such as the EITC and CTC, provide some of the strongest forms of economic stimulus, generating
“This is a big win for Bread for the World members who have been advocating for these tax credits all year as part of our 2010 Offering of Letters campaign,” added Beckmann. “It is a remarkable achievement for Bread and a Christmas blessing for low-income working families.”
Bread for the World (www.bread.org) is a collective Christian voice urging our nation’s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad.
Source: Bread for the World