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, 2016, the staff is limited to preparing the following:

FORMS: 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ

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


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

    • $48,340 ($53,930 married filing jointly) with three or more qualifying children​​​​ 
    • ​​$45,007 ($50,597 married filing jointly) with two qualifying children
    • ​​$39,617 ($45,207 married filing jointly) with one qualifying child
    • ​​$15,010 ($20,600 married filing jointly) with no qualifying children​​

 Maximum Credit:

    • ​​$6,444 with three or more qualifying children
    • $5,728 with two qualifying children
    • ​$3,468 with​ one qualifying child
    • ​​$520 with no qualifying children​

Investment income must be $3,450 or less for the year.

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