State Earned Income Tax Credit Programs

Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia offer a percentage match to the federal earned income tax credit program.

The following table shows states with matching Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) programs and their matching percentages. 

UPDATED: Sept. 25, 2017
NOTE: Washington state enacted a matching EITC in 2008, but the credit is inactive as it has not yet been funded.
SOURCE: Internal Revenue Service, individual state agencies
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