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Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

What would you do with extra cash for you and your family? The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a tax benefit for
workers like you who make under a certain amount of money. Use the links and the chart below to check your
eligibility. If eligible, set up a free appointment now to get back the money you earned!

Learn more about the Earned Income Tax Credit by watching the videos below:

Do I qualify for EITC?

You can only get EITC when you file a Federal tax return and claim it. You must have income earned from a job, cash
earned on your own, or from your business.

Find out by using the estimator below:

Maximum Income to Qualify for EITC


You, your spouse, and any qualifying child you list on your tax return must each have a Social Security number that is valid for employment.

You must file:

  • Married filing jointly
  • Head of household
  • Qualifying widow(er)
  • Single
*You can't claim EITC if your filing status is “married filing separately”.


Schedule an Appointment

If you qualify for the EITC, set up a free appointment with our staff to receive the credit. To set up an appointment, contact Riham Ayoub, Public Health Coordinator, at 313-920-1662.