Missouri’s state lawmakers passed legislation to create an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) worth 10% of the federal credit, also known as the Missouri Working Families Tax Credit. Former EITC Pooled Fund awardee, Missouri Budget Project, has been fighting for a state earned income tax credit that targets tax relief to low and middle-income families…
Washington state lawmakers passed legislation to fully fund the Working Families Tax Credit, or Recovery Rebate – worth 10% of the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – with bipartisan support. The annual cash rebate worth up to $1,200 will reach 420,000 households across the state. With the passage of House Bill 1297, Washington state…
This year-end report provides an overview of state EITC rapid response and campaign awards in 2020.
CO, MT, NM, NC, OK, VA receive EITC Campaign Fund awards to promote, protect and expand state EITCs during the upcoming legislative season.
California and Colorado have expanded their state Earned Income Tax Credits (EITCs) to ITIN filers.
The EITC Pooled Fund has awarded $150,000 in Federal EITC Campaign funds.
Read about work accomplished and lessons learned in the 2019 EITC Campaign Fund Year-in-Review report!
The EITC Campaign Fund has awarded $595,000 to organizations in eight states to help create, defend, expand, or modernize state EITCs during the upcoming legislative season in 2020.
In the latest round of Campaign Fund allocations, the EITC Pooled Fund provides support to the New Jersey Policy Perspective.
In early 2019, the EITC Pooled Fund awarded three, new $50,000 campaign fund awards. Allocations were made to efforts in: Georgia — Georgia Budget and Policy Institute seeks to raise awareness of the importance of a new state EITC (locally known as the Georgia Work Credit). Oklahoma — OK Policy Institute seeks to raise awareness of…