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HB 391 - The Montana Earned Income Credit: Helping Montana’s Working Families and Economy

 

Number of Taxpayers Claiming EITC by County (FY 2013) 

Beaverhead 671 Madison 489
Big Horn 1,756 Meagher 161
Blaine 745 Mineral 363
Broadwater 372 Missoula 9,159
Carbon 673 Musselshell 334
Carter 68 Park 1,257
Cascade 7,277 Petroleum 44
Chouteau 324 Phillips 333
Custer 898 Pondera 519
Daniels 93 Powder River 83
Dawson 529 Powell 492
Deer Lodge 713 Prairie 73
Fallon 137 Ravalli 3,230
Fergus 873 Richland 605
Flathead 7,830 Roosevelt 1,271
Gallatin 5,915 Rosebud 895
Garfield 69 Sanders 918
Glacier 1,829 Sheridan 191
Golden Valley 54 Silver Bow 3,047
Granite 198 Stillwater 429
Hill 1,605 Sweet Grass 216
Jefferson 611 Teton 353
Judith Basin 108 Toole 312
Lake 2,883 Treasure 45
Lewis and Clark 4,696 Valley 565
Liberty 90 Wheatland 136
Lincoln 1,533 Wibaux 61
McCone 121 Yellowstone 11,141

Source: Brookings Institution. Earned Income Tax Credit Interactive and Resources

 

Endnotes

[1] Chuck Marr, Chye-Ching Huang, rloc Sherman, and Brandon Debot. “EITC and Child Tax Credit Promote Work, Reduce Poverty, and Support Children’s Development, Research Finds.” Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. October 2015.

[2] Internal Revenue Service. “2016 EITC Income Limits, Maximum Credit Amounts and Tax Law Updates.” September 23, 2016.1 Chuck Marr, Chye-Ching Huang, rloc Sherman, and Brandon Debot. “EITC and Child Tax Credit Promote Work, Reduce Poverty, and Support Children’s Development, Research Finds.” Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. October 2015.

[3] Erica Wiliams, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. “States Can Adopt or Expand Earned Income Tax Credits to Build a Stronger Future Economy” January 19, 2016.

[4] Seth Hartig, Curtis Skinner, Mercedes Econo. “Taxing the Poor: State Income Tax Policies Make a Big Difference to Working Families.” National Center for Children in Poverty. November 2014.

[5] Jon Bailey. “Earned Income Tax Credit and Rural Households.” Center for Rural Affairs. October, 2014.

[6] Erica Williams. “How Much Would a State Earned Income Tax Credit Cost in 2017?” Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. 2016. 7 Robert Greenstein, John Wancheck, and Chuck Marr. “Reducing Overpayments in the Earned Income Tax Credit.” December 1, 2015.
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