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transfer payments


Those poverty figures are before transfer payments.
  a form of income redistribution whereby a government taxes one group to provide benefits to another group (usually a group that is less wealthy)
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Associated words [difficulty]:   transfer payments , Social Security [2] , minimum wage [4] , Medicaid [7] , Medicare [7]
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