U.S. Poverty Measure Ignores SNAP, Tax Credits


by CLASP on May 16, 2014 | Views: 99 | Score: 0
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CLASP on May 12, 2014 12:58 PM said:

In calculating the number of Americans living in poverty, the official U.S. poverty measure ignores the support people receive from SNAP, the EITC, and the refundable child care tax credit. In reality, these programs lift millions of people out of poverty every year. To find out more, read CLASP's report.