EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT (EITC) TAX YEAR 2015

Earned Income Tax Credit is a tax benefit for people who worked full or part-time. This year there are new and expanded tax credits for low-moderate income workers.

You are:

and you earn LESS than:

then you may qualify for a credit or refund UP to:

A married couple w/ 3 or more
qualifying children
$53,267 $6,242
Unmarried w/ 3 or more
qualifying children
$47,747 $6,242
A married couple w/ 2
qualifying children
$49,974 $5,548
Unmarried w/ 2
qualifying children
$44,454 $5,548
A married couple w/ 1 qualifying
child
$44,651 $3,359
Unmarried w/ 1
qualifying child
$39,131 $3,359
A married couple w/no qualifying children $20,330 $503
Unmarried w/ no qualifying
children
$14,820 $503

Notes: Investment income must be $3,400 or less to qualify for the EITC. Married individuals MUST file jointly to qualify.