Working families' tax credit heads for approval
April 22, 2021
OLYMPIA — A tax credit for working families in Washington passed the Senate in a bipartisan vote April 11.
Lawmakers on both sides saying the exemption for low-income earners was a long time coming.
"Expanding and fully funding the Working Families Tax Credit will make a difference for hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians who may face an unexpected cost – an auto repair, a sick child, a loss of hours at a job – that can lead to a downward economic spiral," stated Sen. David Frockt, D-Seattle.
The Working Families Tax Credit would for the first time increase credit amounts and expan...