The Negative Income Tax Experiment in New Jersey: General Discussion
Publisher: Mathematica Policy Research
Apr 26, 1969
- For those unable or unwilling to work, the negative tax would provide support payments bringing them up to the prescribed guarantee level.
- This group would include elderly people, those with disabilities, and unemployed and underemployed teenagers.
- Impacts on families with an earner are more complex but for those with an unemployed earner, it would help to weather the difficult period between jobs.
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