Tax Credits for Workers and Families

State and local tax policies can often make it more difficult for low- and moderate-income individuals and families to make ends meet. Through the use of a variety of targeted tax credits, state lawmakers can help improve both the fairness of their tax systems as well as the standard of living for low- and moderate-income residents. ITEP resources on tax credits for workers and families provide general and state-specific information about the mechanics of these credits and options for reform including state Earned Income Tax Credits, property tax circuit breakers and child-related tax credits.