Federal and state tax credits such as Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and
Child Tax Credit (CTC) can put thousands of dollars in the pockets of families
and working individuals with children to help them pay for child care and other
The Kansas Earned Income Tax Credit is 15% of the federal Earned Income Tax
Credit. It is used to lower any state income tax owed or, if the credit is
larger than what is owed in state taxes, a refund check is mailed to the
Individuals are encouraged to request information regarding eligibility for
Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit from their tax preparer.