We explain our approach to evaluating tax expenditures.
Recent budget legislation--expected to be signed soon by the Governor--expands California's EITC program.
We discuss the Governor's May Revision proposal for a state earned income tax credit (EITC).
With the 2015-16 May Revision, the Governor's administration posts updated economic and revenue resources related to its budget proposal online.
We provide links to other states' and localities' tax agencies that administer their own EITCs.
Bills to create a state EITC in California have been introduced in the Legislature before. None have been enacted into law.
We provide information on some key resources concerning the federal earned income tax credit.
The federal EITC is a major tax program whose purpose, over time, has moved toward increasing the rewards for paid work and reducing poverty.