The article gives statements from Gov. Bobby Jindal’s spokeman, Kyle Plotkin, and director of the Louisiana Budget Project, Jan Moller regarding their views on the state-level Earned Income Tax Credit, a tax credit that benefits families with low incomes.
Here is an excerpt:
A new study directs criticism at Louisiana for being among states taxing the incomes of families living below the federal poverty line. . .
. . . The study found that:
Read the full article here.
For more information on Louisiana taxing its working poor, read “Louisiana Among Few States That Tax Incomes of Poor Working.”
Throughout last week, the Louisiana Budget Project was also cited in several media outlets throughout the state including The Town Talk, Times-Picayune, Shreveport Times, WBRZ, Baton Rouge Business Report and The Advocate.