State Earned Income Tax Credit Programs

Half of states currently offer tax credits that match a portion of the federal Earned Income Tax Credit.

The following map shows states with matching Earned Income Tax Credit programs, current as of January 2014. Click a state for its matching percentage.

The following map shows states with matching EITC programs. Click a state for details:


Map Key
 
State does not have Earned Income Tax Credit
 
State has Earned Income Tax Credit

NOTE: Please zoom out to view Alaska and Hawaii. The match percentages listed for each state apply for the tax year 2013.
Source: Internal Revenue Service

State Legislative Actions in 2013

Eighteen states introduced legislation in 2013 to create, retain, increase or reduce Earned Income Tax Credits, shown in the table below.

State Legislative Action
Colorado Enacted legislation to retain EITC.
Connecticut Enacted legislation to reduce EITC.
Massachusetts Introduced legislation to create an EITC for early childhood education, increase EITC.
Hawaii Introduced legislation to create an EITC.
Iowa Passed legislation to increase EITC.
Kansas Introduced legislation to reduce EITC.
Maine Introduced legislation to increase EITC.
Michigan Introduced legislation to increase EITC.
Minnesota Passed legislation to increase EITC.
Montana Introduced legislation to create an EITC.
New Jersey Passed legislation to increase EITC, but vetoed by governor.
North Carolina Enacted legislation to reduce EITC, repeal for future tax years.
Ohio Passed legislation to create an EITC.
Oregon Passed legislation to increase EITC and retain until 2020.
Rhode Island Introduced legislation to increase EITC.
South Carolina Introduced legislation to create an EITC.
Utah Introduced legislation to create an EITC.
Wisconsin Introduced legislation to increase EITC.
Source: National Conference of State Legislatures

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