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The Case For Paying A Tax Refund In Several Chunks, Not All At Once

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In Texas, many families are pulled out of poverty by what’s known as the Earned Income Tax Credit , or EITC. Some experts say changing how the credit is paid out might help even more people. The Brookings Institution’s Alan Berube talks about the credit — and why paying it all at once may not be the answer.