Address to the NZEA Annual Conference: July 1-3 2009

The In Work Tax Credit (IWTC) was introduced as part of the Working for Families package that was phased in between 2005-2007....This paper
contributes to the international pool of knowledge about the design and impact of in work benefits. It examines the logistical problems in identifying the impact of the IWTC in the New Zealand labour market, and critiques the attempts to do so.

Read the full paper below.

Can the 'In Work Tax Credit' be justrified as an in-work benefit?