Making a Square Peg Fit a Round Hole


Taking some idea from another jurisdiction is something akin to making a square peg fit into a round hole especially when there is no similarity in the parameters governing each situation.
Such is the case in trying to adopt the federal earned income tax credit for state purposes. Apparently advocates for establishing a similar credit for state income tax purposes that will provide tax relief to low-income individuals in Hawaii argue that it helps to offset the state