This article originally appeared in the July - August 2010 Newsletter.
- Ask your members of Congress to make the current Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit levels permanent.
- If Congress fails to preserve the Child Tax Credit at its current level, a full-time working parent receiving the minimum wage will receive only a $320 credit instead of the current $1,800 credit.
- The difference—$1,480—is a modest amount of money that has a big impact on the lives of families struggling to make ends meet.
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