Coalition urges Pa. lawmakers to adopt a state earned income tax credit to help working poor

A diverse coalition of advocacy groups have come together to promote an anti-poverty initiative that has the potential to benefit as many as 874,000 low- to moderate-income Pennsylvania households.

The groups are pushing for Pennsylvania to become the 31st state to enact a refundable state earned income tax credit, which would reduce the tax burden for working individuals and households struggling with the rising inflation while at the same time, helping to stimulate the state’s economy.

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