SCS/SB 40 - This act authorizes an earned income tax credit for individuals that qualify for a federal earned income tax credit. The tax credit will be in an amount equal to 20% of the federal tax credit. The tax credit will be nonrefundable. Taxpayers may be eligible for the tax credit beginning January 1, 2015. No tax credits will be authorized after 2021. The Department of Revenue is required to prepare a report on issuances of the tax credit. The Department shall also contract with a nonprofit group to provide notice of the tax credit to eligible taxpayers.
This act is substantially similar to HB 394 (2015), HB 1296 (2015), SB 687 (2014), HB 1120 (2014), HB 895 (2013), HB 1606 (2012), HB 581 (2011), and HB 1915 (2010). This act is similar to a provision contained in HCS/SB 463 (2015).