EITC Income for Children Living in Poverty Linked to More Work Hours and Higher Earnings Later in Life
For each $3,000 a year in added EITC credits that children in a working-low income family receives before age 6...
...their working hours increase by 135 hours a year between the ages of 25 and 37, and their annual earnings increase by 17%.
- Over 75,000 families have received free tax help since 2005.
- The Coalition returns $30 to the local economy for every $1 spent on program costs.
- Last year, the Cuyahoga EITC Coalition completed 12,082 federal tax returns