Tax Credits

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Earned Income Tax Credit

The Earned Income Credit is a refundable credit for low-income workers with earned income. The credit is available for taxpayers with or without children. You could be entitled to a refundable credit of up to $3,250 (if you have one qualifying child), $5,372 (if you have two qualifying children), $6,044 (if you have more than two children), or $487 (if you have no qualifying children).

You have earned income if you work for someone else or if you are self-employed. If you were in a combat zone during the year, you may elect to use your combat pay to determine the greatest credit amount.

You can increase your refund by any remaining credit if your withholdings and Earned Income Credit amount are greater than the tax liability you may have on your tax return.