(305 ILCS 5/11-29)
(from Ch. 23, par. 11-29)
Notification of Eligibility for Earned Income Tax Credit.
(a) The Illinois Department shall include the notice
regarding the availability of the federal earned income tax credit, in the
language provided under Section 20 of the Earned Income Tax Credit
Information Act, in any one scheduled mailing disbursed during the month of
January to: (1) any person receiving cash assistance under Article IV of
this Code; (2) any person receiving benefits under Article V of this Code who
does not also receive cash assistance; (3) any person receiving benefits
under Article VI of this Code who resides in the city of Chicago; and (4)
any person receiving benefits under the federal food stamp program who does
not also receive cash assistance under any Article of this Code.
(b) Before the annual mailing of the notice under subsection (a) of this
Section the Illinois Department shall update the language of
the notice provided under Section 20 of the Earned Income Tax Credit
Information Act in the appropriate blanks to reflect the maximum earned
income tax credit and the maximum earnings to which that credit shall
apply, as determined by the federal government.
(Source: P.A. 89-507, eff. 7-1-97.)