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Saving Private Ryan's Tax Refund: Poverty Relief for All Working Poor Military Families


Francine J. Lipman


University of Nevada, Las Vegas - William S. Boyd School of Law

January 25, 2010

American Bar Association - Section of Taxation News Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 2, Winter 2010

Abstract:     
Enlisted soldiers are part of an exploding population of working poor in America. The U.S. Department of Defense estimates that thousands of military families live in poverty and that 40% of lower ranked soldiers face "substantial financial difficulties." This paper suggests an expansion of the earned income tax credit similar to the recent Congressional expansion of the 2008 stimulus rebate payments to include ALL working poor military families. This expansion is necessary to ensure that every military family has a fighting chance in the war at home against poverty.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 2

Keywords: earned income tax credit, poverty, armed forces, tax policy, working poor, 2008 stimulus rebate payments, undocumented immigrants, unauthorized immigrants

JEL Classification: D31, D63, H21, H24, H56, H53, I31, I38, J18, J38, K34, J15, J78, K42, F15, H22, H23, H31, H55, I3

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Date posted: January 25, 2010  

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Lipman, Francine J., Saving Private Ryan's Tax Refund: Poverty Relief for All Working Poor Military Families (January 25, 2010). American Bar Association - Section of Taxation News Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 2, Winter 2010. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1542079

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas - William S. Boyd School of Law ( email )
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Box 451003
Las Vegas, NV 89154
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