Information you’ll need to provide

  • This will vary by household. However, you will need to provide proof of income and social security numbers for all household members. 

Helpful tips

  • You may qualify for the EITC even if you can’t claim children on your tax return. Find out how to claim the EITC without a qualifying child.
  • You can claim this credit for past years. If you believe you qualify click here to get instructions on how to claim the EITC for past tax years.

If you qualify for the EITC, you may also qualify for other tax credits such as

About this program

Provided by: IRS

If you have questions, you can speak with a program representative at:

Program Information: Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

Additional Information: IRS EITC Central

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How we can help

If you have questions about filing your taxes, please reach out to one of the following local VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program) providers.

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