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Rhode Island Earned Income Tax Credit

Details on Rhode Island's EITC


The Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC, is a federal income tax credit for low-income working families and individuals.  Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have their own version of the EITC.  Most state EITCs are based on the amount of the taxpayer's federal EITC and have the same or similar eligibilty rules as the federal credit.  Many state EITCs are also refundable.

Rhode Island Earned Income Tax Credit


  • State:  Rhode Island           
  • Percentage of federal credit:  25%
  • Is it refundable?  Partially.  Taxpayers can receive a maximum of only 15% of their Rhode Island EITC as a refund.
  • Income eligibility criteria same as federal credit?  Yes 
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