Poverty rates of taxpayers receiving the EITC or CTC, by tax filing status and number of qualifying children
|Filing status||Qualifying children||Before-tax income||After-tax income|
|Head of household||1||24.1||18.6|
|Head of household||2||38||22.9|
View the underlying data on epi.org.
Note: State taxes and income from means-tested public assistance are not included in the analysis.
Source: Authors’ analysis of IRS (2008)