With today being Tax Day — the deadline for filing personal income taxes — it’s a natural opportunity to reflect on what the federal tax bill enacted late last year, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), means for California. It’s also a chance to highlight the divergent paths pursued by California and by our […]
This updated research summary discusses how the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) builds on and enhances the proven success of the federal EITC. This report points to years of research showing how the federal EITC reduces poverty, encourages work, and produces various positive long-term outcomes for workers and their families.
For Housing California’s annual conference, Director of Research Scott Graves participated in a workshop on a proposed ballot initiative to reform California’s property tax system (Schools & Communities First).
Yesterday marked the beginning of CalEITC Awareness Week, during which community organizations, state and local government agencies, policymakers, and other stakeholders will promote the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) in an effort to maximize the number of people benefiting from this important cash-back credit. The CalEITC is a refundable state tax credit, modeled after […]
This interactive tool shows how much families and individuals can expect to receive from the state Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) and the federal credit based on their tax filing status, the number of children they support, and their annual earnings from work.