Washington residents can increase their tax refund this year

Black Lens staff report

The Black Lens staff

Washington state launched the Working Families Tax Credit (WFTC) in 2023, giving a rebate of up to $1,255 per family.

The WFTC has already provided over $116 million in refunds to 163,000 Washington households, with an average refund of $714 per household. According to state Sen. Andy Billig, this program has already positively impacted 249,000 kids.

To find out if you or your family are eligible, visit workingfamiliescredit.wa.gov.

Applications opened on Feb. 1 and are available through the end of the year.