Expand the Earned Income Tax Credit in Maine

Last updated: Jan 20, 2019

Details about this bill
Category: Wage and Labor
Status: In Committee
Sponsor: Senator Eloise Vitelli, Senate 19 - Oxford County
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 104

Position:

Monitoring.

Summary:

This bill expands the earned income tax credit by increasing the credit from 5% to 15% of the federal earned income tax credit and extending the credit to persons from 18 to 24 years of age who have no qualifying child.

This bill also requires the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Standards to provide a poster or notice to employers that states that employees may be eligible for the earned income tax credit. This bill requires employers to post the poster or notice in a place that is accessible to the employers' employees.