Los Angeles Times. April 2022. Nearly 1 million low-income families in California are expected to not receive their full state EITC or CTC refunds this year as the state intercepts the money to pay off outstanding debts. Organizations and advocacy groups are urging Gov. Newsom’s administration to suspend these “offset” initiatives through July as the state had done early last year. 

Unpaid tickets, tolls and court fees prevent poor Californians from receiving tax credits