An Act To Increase the State Earned Income Credit
Sec. 1. 36 MRSA §5219-S, as amended by PL 2009, c. 213, Pt. BBBB, §16, is further amended to read:
§ 5219-S. Earned income credit
Sec. 2. Application. This Act applies to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2013.
This bill, beginning in 2013, increases the state earned income credit from 5% to 50% of the federal earned income credit and provides that the state earned income credit is fully refundable.