The earned income tax credit can be a powerful tool.
You can determine your eligibility for, file and claim your EITC for free:
- If you make $54,000 a year or less, you can access free tax return preparation services available at more than 13,000 community volunteer tax assistance sites.
- You can use brand name software products through IRS’s Free File and electronically file your return to claim your EITC. Visit www.IRS.gov to access the software.
- The IRS works with national partners, community-based coalitions and thousands of local partners and governments.
Click here for a free Earned Income Tax Credit calculator to see if you qualify.