summer learning programs

June 12, 2018

The EITC is money well spent

The Legislature’s decision to expand the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit in Louisiana will help lower-income, working households receive a larger tax refund at the end of the year.

Number of the Day

$2,138 - Total cost of “summer learning programs” for the average Louisiana family - which amounts to 15 percent of median summer income. (Source: Center for American Progress)