Local Earned Income Tax Credits: How Localities Are Boosting Economic Security and Advancing Equity with EITCs

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“Local governments play an essential role in fostering conditions that enable residents to live thriving, healthy lives. Cities, counties, and towns act as the front line in shaping economic opportunity, public health and safety, and the success of future generations. Investments in education, health, infrastructure, and other services have long formed the foundation of this commitment. But communities and local leaders are increasingly recognizing the need to look deeper. To directly address inequities holding residents back, localities are uncovering the transformative potential of investing directly in people themselves. Tax credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC, offer one promising path forward.”

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