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Earned Income Tax Credit Gets Bigger and Better for Families Receiving AFDC and Other Benefits

By Henry A. Freedman

Many families receiving AFDC and GA benefits were eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EIC) for 1990 earnings, and the number of such families will increase for 1991 earnings because of the new EIC rules that go into effect in 1991. This article discusses some of the basic eligibility rules and other issues affecting AFDC recipients.

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