Federal Tax Assistance for EITC Qualifiers

The Commissioner's office prepares and electronically files Federal Tax Returns for persons qualified for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) only.

​​​​​Qualifications to Prepare and E-file Federal Returns for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

The Commissioner of the Revenue's staff ​can only prepare and electronically file federal returns that qualify for the EITC. Beginning January 22, 2019, through October 15, 2019​, the staff is limited to preparing the following:

FORMS: 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ

SCHEDULES: A, B, C-EZ, 2441, 8812, 8863

​​Limitations 

Earned income and adjusted gross income (AGI) must each be less than:

    • $49,194 ($54,884 if married filing jointly) with three or more qualifying children​​​​ 
    • ​​$45,802 ($51,492 if married filing jointly) with two qualifying children
    • ​​$40,320 ($46,010 if married filing jointly) with one qualifying child
    • ​​$15,270 ($20,950 married filing jointly) with no qualifying children​​

 Maximum Credit Amounts for Tax Year 2018:

    • ​​$6,431 with three or more qualifying children
    • $5,716 with two qualifying children
    • $3,461 with​ one qualifying child
    • ​​$519 with no qualifying children​

Investment income must be $3,500 or less for the year.

 
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