Tax Credits for Working Families

13 Million Fathers Benefit from Working-Family Tax Credits

Featured Resource: 50-State Policy Tracker

This 50-state policy tracker from the National Center for Children in Poverty makes it easy to compare state policies across six important work supports: (1) child care subsidies, (2) minimum wage, (3) family and medical leave, (4) income tax policy, (5) the EITC, and (6) the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit.

Recent Updates

Rhode Island EITC Increases to 12.5%

Moments ago, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo signed into law a budget that increases the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) from 10 to 12.5 percent of the federal credit – a first step in restoring recent cuts made to the size of the state’s EITC.

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New Jersey’s EITC Increases to 30 Percent

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has taken a red pen to the state budget once again. Only this year, he did not line-item veto an increase for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and even went as far as to suggest an even larger credit as an alternative, a proposal that state lawmakers gladly accepted just moments ago.

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