“Inequality is worse as the wages of the low-skilled have fallen way behind the wages of the higher-skilled,” said UC Irvine economist David Neumark who has authored more than a half-dozen studies on the tax credit. Democrats like the EITC because it redistributes wealth. Republicans like it because instead of giving you money like welfare, it only applies to those who work.”

For the full story, please visit https://www.ocregister.com/2018/02/09/working-but-still-poor-earned-income-tax-credit-eases-but-doesnt-solve-that-problem/.

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