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December 2019

Policy Basics: The Earned Income Tax Credit

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This fact sheet provides background information on the EITC, including who is eligible and work incentive features.
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December 2019

Policy Basics: The Child Tax Credit

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This fact sheet provides basic details about the CTC, including refundability and the value of the credit.
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December 2019

EITC and CTC Comparison Chart

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This chart compares EITC and CTC qualifications based on income, taxpayer ID number, filing status, age requirement, and child qualifications.
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March 2019

States Can Adopt or Expand Earned Income Tax Credits to Build a Stronger Future Economy

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This paper makes the case for why states should consider a state-based EITC program. It explains how the EITC design rewards working families, how most states model their EITCs on the federal credit, and how state EITCs are easy to administer and less expensive than many other tax cuts.
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September 2016

State Fact Sheets: The Earned Income and Child Tax Credits

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These fact sheets provide state-by-state data on how the EITC and CTC reduce poverty, who benefits, how state EITCs can supplement the federal credit, and who benefits from two proposals to strengthen the credits.
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May 2016

Chart Book: The Earned Income Credit and Child Tax Credit

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This chart book provides important information about these working-family tax credits and outlines priorities for making the credits more effective.
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January 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

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Question 2 in this FAQ specifically addresses whether getting the EITC or CTC will lower other government benefits
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December 2015

Tax Deal Makes Permanent Key Improvements to Working-Family Tax Credits

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This report discusses the bipartisan tax deal that permanently extends key improvements in the CTC and the EITC that were slated to expire after 2017.
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October 2015

EITC and Child Tax Credit Promote Work, Reduce Poverty, and Support Children’s Development, Research Finds

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This article cites to research evidencing that the EITC and CTC lead to improved infant and maternal health, better school performance, greater college enrollment, increased work and earnings in the next generation, and Social Security retirement benefits.
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February 2015

Strengthening the EITC for Childless Workers Would Promote Work and Reduce Poverty

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This article discusses how the EITC misses many low-wage childless workers, how strengthening the credit could social and economic benefits, and ideas on how to strengthen the credit for childless workers.
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January 2015

Immigrant Families

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This webpage includes strategies to assist immigrant workers with claiming their tax credits.
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September 2014

Key Facts You Need to Know About: Premium Tax Credits

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This collection of key facts explains who is eligible for the tax credit, how the size of an individual or family’s credit is calculated, how mid-year changes in income and household size affect tax credit eligibility, and how the reconciliation between the tax credit amount a person receives and the amount for which he or she is eligible will be handled.