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 21, 2020, through October 15, 2020​, the staff is limited to preparing the following:

FORMS: 1040

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


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

    • $50,162 ($55,952 if married filing jointly) with three or more qualifying children​​​​ 
    • ​​$46.703 ($52,493 if married filing jointly) with two qualifying children
    • ​​$41,094 ($46,884 if married filing jointly) with one qualifying child
    • ​​$15,570 ($21,370 married filing jointly) with no qualifying children​​

 Maximum Credit Amounts for Tax Year 2020​:

    • ​​$6,557 with three or more qualifying children
    • $5,828 with two qualifying children
    • $3,526 with​ one qualifying child
    • ​​$529 with no qualifying children​

Investment income must be $3,600 or less for the year.

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