Seven states boosted — or will soon boost — their Earned Income Tax Credits (EITCs) this year to help low-wage working families meet basic needs. These state EITC expansions will supplement the federal EITC’s well-documented long-term positive effects on children, improve racial and gender equity, and improve the nation’s economic prospects.

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July 26th, 2018

State EITC Expansions Will Help Millions of Workers and Their Families

Seven states boosted — or will soon boost — their Earned Income Tax Credits (EITCs) this year to help low-wage working families meet basic needs. These state EITC expansions will supplement the federal EITC’s well-documented long-term positive effects on children, improve racial and gender equity, and improve the nation’s economic prospects.

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