In a message dated Thu, 20 Jan 2000 1:42:44 PM Eastern Standard Time, sawicky at epinet.org (Max Sawicky) writes:
> the tax credit is refundable and is available to everyone
> whether they pay taxes or not.
> Ah, but only if you file. There are limits below which you don't even
> have to file. In order to get your credit, you have to get the IRS to
> spend a bunch of money to process your paperwork. What a waste!
> How else would the Gov redistribute income, if not by
> taking some kind of application that indicated one's
> pre-existing income?
> Throw money out the window?