Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Claims by Credit Type and Place of Residence: Beginning Tax Year 1994

data.ny.gov | Last Updated 14 Feb 2019

The Department of Taxation and Finance (the Department) annually publishes statistical information on the New York State earned income tax credit (EITC). This includes data on the separate New York City EITC and the New York State noncustodial parent EITC. Summary data are presented for all taxpayers which includes full-year New York state residents, part-year residents and nonresidents (where applicable). Data are shown for the total number of claimants and credit claimed by county and/or region for all filing statuses.

Tags: eitc, earned income, non-custodial parent, credit, tax

This dataset has the following 9 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Tax Yeartax_yearnumberTax year for which the credit return was filed
Credit Typecredit_typetextType of Credit: NYC EITC - New York City Earned Income Tax Credit (began in 2004). NYS EITC - New York State Earned Income Tax Credit (began in 1994). NYS Noncustodial Parent EITC – New York State Noncustodial Parent Earned Income Tax Credit (began in 2006).
Place of Residenceplace_of_residencetextNYC EITC – New York City Counties, Total Non-New York City Counties, All Other *, or Grand Total. NYS EITC – New York State Counties (including New York City Counties), All Other *, or Grand Total. NYS Noncustodial Parent EITC – New York State Counties (including New York City Counties), Unclassified, or Grand Total. * Includes nonresidents and part-year residents who moved out of New York. Part-year residents who move into New York are classified by the county into which they move.
CountycountytextName of New York State County, New York City County, Total Non-New York City Counties, Not Applicable, or Grand Total.
Notesnotestextd/ In certain instances, Tax Law prohibits the disclosure of individual taxpayer information.
Number of Claimsnumber_of_claimsnumberCount of the number of EITC claims
Credit Amount Claimed ($000)credit_amount_claimed_in_thousandsnumberAmount of EITC claimed, in thousands of dollars
Average Creditaverage_creditnumberAverage amount of EITC claimed
Place of Residence Sort Orderplace_of_residence_sort_ordernumberSort order on Place of Residence