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EITC Refundability Would Offset Regressive Taxes for Lower Earning Missourians

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A state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) could benefit as many as 488,000 working families with modest wages, providing hardworking Missouri families the ability to achieve a better future and a pathway to the middle class. By making the credit refundable, like the federal EITC and most other state credits, Missouri can maximize its benefit. By offsetting taxes paid by working families with low wages, a Missouri EITC can help families afford the basics giving all Missouri families the opportunity to live up to their full potential.

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