The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low to moderate-income workers and families get a tax break. Claiming the credit can reduce the tax you owe and may also give you a larger refund.


How It Works

Use this calculator to find out:

  • If you're eligible for the EITC
  • If you have any qualifying children or relatives
  • The estimated amount of your credit
  • Your filing status

What You Need

 Income statements such as W-2s, 1099s
 Documents showing taxes withheld or money paid to you
 Any expenses or adjustments to your income


Use the EITC Assistant

Your Security and Privacy

The EITC Assistant doesn't ask you to provide sensitive information such as your name, Social Security number, address or bank account numbers.

The information you enter into the assistant will not be saved or recorded.

Other Credits You May Qualify For

If you qualify for the EITC, you may also qualify for other tax credits.