Chirp - Tax credits help 1.5 million military families

One in four current or former military families with children (1.5 million military families) receive one of two tax credits for low- and moderate-income working families, according to an analysis of Census and IRS data by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.  The tax credits are the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the low-income component of the Child Tax Credit (CTC).