Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)


EITC Resources

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has a variety of information on tax preparation and filing, including Form 1040. Publication 596 is a comprehensive guide to the EITC, providing information on program rules, eligibility, qualifying children, and other related topics. You can use the IRS EITC Assistant to help figure our whether or not you qualify for an EITC.

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) conducts research and analysis on fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals. The CBPP website offers an overview of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), as well as an array of publications and tools, including their Tax Credit Calculator.

For free tax preparation help, contact a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Center to file. Most centers can e-file your return for free. To find a local VITA Center, check 2-1-1 Arizona or the IRS VITA Site List. You can also call the Community Information and Referral office at 877-211-8661 from anywhere.

The World Institute on Disability’s E3 Economic Empowerment Program has information on asset building for people with disabilities. EQUITY: The Book addresses topics such as the Earned Income Tax Credit.

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