Tax Credits Jackson Hewitt can help you determine whether or not you are eligible for certain tax credits. Our ProFiler® system, used at all Jackson Hewitt offices can identify potential credits you may be entitled to and our new offering, Jackson Hewitt Online utilizes your job title to determine available tax credits. Get all the credits you deserve now. Select a credit Additional Child Tax Credit Adoption Credit America Opportunity and Lifetime Learning Child and Dependent Care Child Tax Credit Earned Income Excess Social Security Tax - Railroad Retirement Tax (RRTA) Foreign Tax Credit Residential Energy Efficient Property Credits Retirement Savings Contributions Back Retirement Savings Contributions If you contribute to an IRA or an employer-provided retirement account, such as a 401(k), you may be eligible for a credit. The credit is based on up to $2,000 of your contribution and your total income for the year. You must be 18 or older and you can’t be a student or claimed as a dependent on someone else’s tax return. The credit is in addition to any deduction or exclusion from income for the contribution.