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 19, 2021, through October 15, 2021​, the staff is limited to preparing the following:

FORMS: 1040

SCHEDULES: A, B, C (expenses of $35,000 or less), 2441, 8812, 8863

​​Limitations 

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

    • $50,954 ($56,844 if married filing jointly) with three or more qualifying children​​​​ 
    • ​​$47,440 ($53,330 if married filing jointly) with two qualifying children
    • ​​$41,756 ($47,646 if married filing jointly) with one qualifying child
    • ​​$15,820 ($21,710 married filing jointly) with no qualifying children​​

 Maximum Credit Amounts for Tax Year 2020:

    • ​​$6,660 with three or more qualifying children
    • $5,920 with two qualifying children
    • $3,584 with​ one qualifying child
    • ​​$538 with no qualifying children​

Investment income must be $3,650 or less for the year.

 
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