New Mexico Governor Signs Law Expanding Tax Relief Eligibility

April 6, 2021, 10:46 PM

New Mexico expanded tax programs for low-income earners under a law signed Tuesday by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham.

The measure (H.B. 291) increases the income limit for the state’s Low-Income Comprehensive Tax Rebate to $36,000 annually, from $22,000. The maximum rebate for the program increases up to $730, from $450.

  • Childless adults ages 18 to 24 are newly eligible for New Mexico’s Working Families Tax Credit. That credit will increase to 25% of the federal Earned Income Tax Credit in 2023.
  • Lujan Grisham (D) said the measure aims to boost efforts to lift families out of ...

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