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, 2022​, the staff is limited to preparing the following:

FORMS: 1040

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


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

    • $51,464 ($57,414 if married filing jointly) with three or more qualifying children​​​​ 
    • ​​$47,915 ($53,865 if married filing jointly) with two qualifying children
    • ​​$42,158 ($48,108if married filing jointly) with one qualifying child
    • ​​$21,430 ($27,380 married filing jointly) with no qualifying children​​

 Maximum Credit Amounts for Tax Year 2021:

    • ​​$6,728 with three or more qualifying children
    • $5,980 with two qualifying children
    • $3,618 with​ one qualifying child
    • ​​$1,502 with no qualifying children​

Investment income must be $10,000 or less for the year.

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