Montana has an opportunity to invest high state revenues to support families and individuals and improve our tax system. State tax credits targeted to those in most need of assistance help Montanans struggling to afford necessities. By expanding the state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), establishing a refundable state Child Tax Credit (CTC), and passing a property tax credit, Montana can create a tax code that reduces inequality. As Montanans face rising costs for food and housing, these credits can help families and individuals afford everyday needs. Read more.
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