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For low income families, finding a way to stretch each dollar can be important. Many look forward to their tax refund as a welcome relief to living on a budget. In Minnesota, the state government has enacted their own version of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which helps working families stay out of poverty […]

Enacted in 2008, the state of Washington has created their own version of a federal tax benefit in an effort to reduce poverty among working families. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) seeks to put more money back into the hands of earners, and encourage families to continue to work despite lower wages. Modeled after […]

New Mexico has enacted a state version of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Modeled after the federal credit, the state follows the same requirements for eligibility and income. A resident who was eligible to claim the federal credit will also be able to claim the state version, as the rules are similar. The EITC […]

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is put in place to help reduce poverty among working families, and to encourage employment despite low wages. At tax time, the credit can be extremely beneficial to families, as it puts more of their hard earned money back into their hands. The state of Rhode Island has enacted […]

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is one credit offered by the government to working families with low-incomes, in an effort to keep them above the poverty line. The credit also helps to encourage families to continue to work, despite low earnings. The EITC can be a relief at tax time, and for Louisiana residents, […]

Tax time isn’t necessarily fun for anyone, but Kansas residents join twenty-four other states (and the District of Columbia) in enacting a state version of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which can help put a little more money back in your pockets. Based directly off the federal government’s version, Kansas residents can judge their […]

When you file your tax return, you’re likely made aware of whether or not you qualify for a federal earned income tax credit (EITC), and if so, you may also be eligible to receive one on the state level. Taxpayers who live in Colorado follow the federal government’s eligibility requirements. The state EITC offers a […]

At tax time, residents of the District of Columbia have a lot of different tax rules to remember. Fortunately, working families have the advantage of claiming D.C.’s earned income tax credit (EITC), which is modeled after the federal guidelines and eligibility rules. That means if a resident was eligible to claim the federal credit, then […]

Several states have their own version of an earned income tax credit (EITC), which aims to reduce poverty levels among working class families. The state of Delaware offers taxpayers an earned income tax credit that follows the federal guidelines for eligibility. That means if a Delaware resident was able to claim the federal EITC, they […]

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) plays an important role in keeping working families out of poverty. Along with the federal credit, the state of Maryland offers taxpayers their own version of the credit. Modeled after the federal credit, Maryland’s EITC follows the same eligibility rules. Basically, any taxpayer in the state that was able […]