Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

The Earned Income Tax Credit provides a tax credit and/or refund to people who earn low to moderate wages. The payment is received as part of the end-of-year tax filing period. Workers who qualify for the federal EITC also qualify for a state EITC which is currently 15% of the federal amount for tax year 2020. Who Qualifies? For tax …

Property Tax Relief Circuit Breaker Program

Program provides state-funded tax credit to senior and disabled homeowners and renters whose property taxes exceed between 3% and 6% of their household income. For renters, property tax is calculated at 20% of annual rent.  The maximum credit is $400 for 2020. Who Qualifies? For Tax Year 2020: Homeowner/renter must be a senior (over age 65) or disabled (receiving a …