Figure A1. Five Common Income Support Transfers, One-Adult, Two-Child Household Source: Authors’ calculations. Note: Net federal taxes include Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, income tax liability and worker’s nominal portion of FICA payroll tax. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits calculated based on average of calculators for three states. Housing subsidy calulated from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development rules for Section 8 program, assuming median U.S. rent of $920 per month. Childcare voucher calculated from Child Care Aware data on costs of child-care in the United States and Washington State child subsidy co-pays. Because part-time workers are unlikely to qualify for full-time care, assumed costs of childcare are 0.75 of full value. The Poverty Threshold (2015) is calculated by the Census and published each year.
Figure A1.

Five Common Income Support Transfers, One-Adult, Two-Child Household

Source: Authors’ calculations.

Note: Net federal taxes include Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, income tax liability and worker’s nominal portion of FICA payroll tax. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits calculated based on average of calculators for three states. Housing subsidy calulated from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development rules for Section 8 program, assuming median U.S. rent of $920 per month. Childcare voucher calculated from Child Care Aware data on costs of child-care in the United States and Washington State child subsidy co-pays. Because part-time workers are unlikely to qualify for full-time care, assumed costs of childcare are 0.75 of full value. The Poverty Threshold (2015) is calculated by the Census and published each year.

Direct correspondence to: Jennifer Romich at romich@uw.edu, University of Washington, School of Social Work, 4101 15th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98105;
Heather D. Hill at hdhill@uw.edu, Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington, 323 Parrington Hall, Seattle, WA 98195.

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ISSN
2377-8261
Print ISSN
2377-8253
Pages
22-43
Launched on MUSE
2018-03-09
Open Access
Yes
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