New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) signed a transportation funding bill that expands the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) from 30 to 35 percent of the federal credit to help mitigate the impact of an increased gas tax on low-wage workers in the state. Christie’s decision to sign the legislation followed months of negotiations with the Democratic-controlled state legislature.Read More
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Until last week, the 2016 presidential election was devoid of any serious debate about tax credit policies for workers and their families. But that changed when Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton issued a major proposal less than a month before Election Day to reshape the Child Tax Credit (CTC).Read More