Office of Governor Ned Lamont. January 2022. Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont (D) directed the state’s Department of Revenue Services to retroactively increase the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) from 23 to 41.5 percent of the federal credit, which his office estimates will benefit almost 200,000 households. 

Governor Lamont Directs Connecticut’s Earned Income Tax Credit for 2020 To Be Retroactively Enhanced to 41.5% Using Federal Coronavirus Relief Funds