FAQs for Indian Tribal Governments regarding Indivduals-Earned Income Tax Credit Issues


These frequently asked questions and answers are provided for general information only and should not be cited as any type of legal authority. They are designed to provide the user with information required to respond to general inquiries. Due to the uniqueness and complexities of Indian law and federal tax law, it is imperative to ensure a full understanding of the specific question presented, and to perform the requisite research to ensure a correct response is provided.

  1. What is the Earned Income Tax Credit?
  2. What income is considered earned income?
  3. When I file my Federal income tax return, my filing status is single. Do I still qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit?
  4. Can income from nontaxable sources be used to qualify for EITC?
  5. Who is considered a qualifying child for EITC purposes? 
  6. How do I compute the Earned Income Tax Credit? 

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