Category Archives: State Earned Income Tax Credits

2015, 2016 Ohio earned income tax credit EITC

The Ohio EITC is patterned after the federal EITC, which Republican President Gerald R. Ford signed into law in 1975. President Ronald Reagan expanded the federal EITC; he called it “the best anti-poverty, the best pro-family, the best job-creation measure to come out of Congress.” In 2013, the average amount gleaned by working but low-income… Read More »