Tax Expenditures

Help Struggling Families: Grow the Illinois Earned Income Tax Credit

Release: February 26, 2009

A Fact Sheet on Illinois' state Earned Income Tax Credit, and legislation from the 96th General Assembly that would have increased it.

Top Ten Reasons to Increase the EITC for Working-Poor Families

Release: April 23, 2007

An explanation of the Illinois Earned Income Tax Credit, and why it should be increased.

The Illinois Earned Income Tax Credit: Preserved and Improved in 2003

Release: August 1, 2003

Information on the Illinois Earned Income Tax Credit, and its enhancement in 2003.