Connecticut

EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT (EITC)

Rate (Fully Refundable): 23% of the federal credit.

Eligibility Requirements: See Connecticut’s EITC information page

Latest Legislative Action:

  • Connecticut’s EITC was reduced from 30 to 23 percent of the federal credit in November 2017 as part of the state’s budget for fiscal year 2019.
  • Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) announced his budget proposal for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, which included a permanent reduction in the state’s EITC from 27.5 to 25 percent of the federal credit.
  • Connecticut’s state EITC was temporarily reduced from 30% to 25% of the federal EITC in 2014, then expanded to 27.5% in 2015 and back to 30% in 2016 as part of a solution to the address state’s significant budget gap.

CHILD TAX CREDIT (CTC)

State CTC: Connecticut does not currently offer a state-level CTC.

CHILD AND DEPENDENT CARE TAX CREDIT (CDCTC)

Connecticut does not currently offer a state-level CDCTC.

For More State Information

Jim Horan, Executive Director
Connecticut Association for Human Services (CAHS)

www.cahs.org
(860) 951-2212 ext. 235
jhoran@cahs.org