Earned Income Tax Credit

A renewed push for Earned Income Tax Credit in states, By Jake Grovum, February 11, 2014, Stateline: “A push to boost tax credits for the working poor could see success in states this year, echoing a key proposal from the White House. In the opening days of 2014 legislative sessions, bills that would expand or create the Earned Income Tax Credit have been introduced in nine states, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Four of those states are looking to create new state versions of the credit. These moves would build off the federal credit of the same name that President Barack Obama proposed to expand in his State of the Union speech last month. Governors on both sides of the aisle have also backed the idea, thanks in part to newly flush budgets and an eye toward aiding their economies by boosting workers’ incomes…”

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