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State Earned Income Tax Credits: 2008 Legislative Update
Updated October 8, 2008
Twenty-four states (counting the District of Columbia) have enacted an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a tax reduction and a wage supplement for low- and moderate-income working families. State EITCs are based on the federal EITC, which a large body of evidence has shown to serve a number of important public policy goals. States …
How Much Would a State Earned Income Tax Credit Cost in 2009?
May 5, 2008
Twenty-three states have enacted tax credits for low- and moderate-income working families based on the federal Earned Income Tax Credit. A number of additional states are considering enacting EITCs in the 2008 legislative session. The following provides guidelines that policymakers and others can use to estimate …