Tag Archives: Earned Income Tax Credit

Important Tax Credits For 2017 Families

The Child Tax Credit can save parents up to $1,000 per child based on income. Higher income families are entitled to a smaller credit, as the IRS reduces the credit at modified adjusted gross income of $110,000 for joint, married taxpayers. The Child and Dependent Care Credit is an excellent way to recover some expenses […]

2017’s Earned Income Tax Credit

Many people forget about claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) if they qualify. In fact, one out of every five qualified workers fail to claim the credit. This credit does more than reduce the amount of taxes you owe. Depending on your situation, you could be eligible for a refund, and there’s a chance […]

If you’ve claimed the EITC in the past, or you’re wondering if you’re eligible this year, you may have already researched the different income thresholds that determine whether you qualify. However, you might not know that there are other rules that affect eligibility in addition to the income limits. These include: Having at least $1.00 […]

Errors on your tax return happen, and generally they delay your refund. When the mistake is made while claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit, you can expect to wait a little longer to receive that part of your tax refund, even extending into months-long delays. In some cases, errors on the EITC portion of your […]

The Schedule EIC: Earned Income Credit

The Earned Income Tax Credit is refundable, allowing eligible low to moderate income workers the opportunity to reduce their taxable income. If its reduced below zero, the taxpayer may receive a refund of the excess amount of the credit. The credit is adjusted each year to account for the cost of living, as well as […]

Taxpayers who earn low to moderate income may find some relief at tax time with the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a refundable credit that seeks to help working families. The EITC works by reducing the amount of taxes you have to pay, and even if you don’t have any tax liability, you may receive […]

Taxpayers who claim deductions typically understand that they have to be able to prove that they qualify for the deduction. For example, you know if you claim business expenses, charity gifts, or other costs for deduction, that you’ll need to supply documents such as receipts, cancelled checks, or bank statements in the event of an […]

Not only parents qualify for the EITC

It’s nice to work hard and get a bit of a break at tax time. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) does exactly that for workers who earn a lower income, giving back some of the taxes these workers paid. It’s refundable, so eligible taxpayers without a tax liability can receive money back from the […]

Disabled? Don’t Forget About the EITC!

If you’re disabled, you may be able to find a benefit at tax time with the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). eTax.com can help taxpayers with disabilities and parents who have disabled children determine if they qualify for the EITC. Disabled taxpayers may worry that taking the EITC and receiving a refund may disqualify them […]

In the Garden State, working families have the opportunity to claim a state version of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which seeks to put more money back into the taxpayer’s hands. Along with twenty-four other states and the District of Columbia, New Jersey enacted the EITC and modeled the state credit after the federal […]