Restoring the Earned Income Tax Credit is necessary and overdue

Shinn
When the Legislature ended Oklahoma’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) refundability in 2016, they reduced an essential tax benefit forover 200,000 Oklahoma families. Prior to that change, if the amount a family received from the EITC was larger than the amount of state income tax they owed, that family got the difference as a refund. Now, families can claim the credit only up to the amount they…

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