The Fresno Bee. March 2022. Families with an immigration status were denied the California EITC until 2020, when Governor Gavin Newsom expanded the credit to include all income-eligible workers. However, many workers are still not aware of their eligibility. A July 2021 report from UC Berkeley’s California Policy Lab found that roughly $76 million in tax credits go unclaimed each year, half of which belongs to Latino tax filers.

More Californians can now claim the Earned Income Tax Credit. Here’s who could benefit most