Do I Qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit on My 2015 Tax Return?
Find out if you qualify for the 2015 Earned Income Tax Credit by using the EICucator or tool below:
Can I Claim the Earned Income
Tax Credit For Tax Year 2015?
Do you have earned income, such as taxable wages, salaries, tips, or net self- employment earnings?
Select Your Filing Status
Were you a U.S. citizen or resident alien for ALL of the tax year?
Are you a nonresident alien married to a U.S. citizen or resident alien with whom you are filing jointly?
Are you able to be claimed as the Qualifying Child of another taxpayer for the purpose of the Earned Income Tax Credit?
Are you filing Form 2555/2555-EZ (Foreign Earned Income)?
Is your investment income for the tax year less than $3,400?
Were you older than 25 AND younger than 65 on the last day of the tax year?
Did you live in the U.S. for more than half of the tax year?
What is your Adjusted Gross Income?
No. According to the information you have provided, you do not qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit.
There may be other tax credits available for you. When you prepare your tax return on efile.com, the online tax software will identify and calculate every credit for which you qualify.
Yes, based on the information you entered, it looks like you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit! It looks like you may qualify for a credit up to . Start a tax return on efile.com to claim your credit!
What is the Earned Income Tax Credit?
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) reduces the taxes you owed. If you do not owe taxes, it will be refunded to you.
Who Can Claim the Earned Income Tax Credit?
The credit helps individuals and families with low to moderate earned income.
How Do I Find Out If Can Claim the Earned Income Tax Credit on My 2015 Tax Return?
The 2015 Earned Income Tax Credit begins to decrease in value at an Adjusted Gross Value (AGI) of $8,240 for individuals with no Qualifying Children, and $18,110 for individual taxpayers with one or more Qualifying Children.
|Maximum Adjusted Gross Income for the EITC for Tax Year 2015
With 0 Qualifying
|With 1 Qualifying
|With 2 Qualifying
|With 3 or More Qualifying
|Single or Head of Household
|Married Filing Jointly
What is My 2015 Earned Income Tax Credit Amount?
Use the tool below to help you determine your estimated Earned Income Tax Credit amount. Enter your filing status, number of qualifying children, and AGI. You will not qualify for the credit if your filing status is Married Filing Separately.
What is the Maximum Earned Income Tax Credit Amount I Can Claim on My 2015 Return?
Your 2015 maximum Earned Income Tax Credit amount varies based on the number of your qualifying children:
- $503 with no Qualifying Children
- $3,359 with 1 Qualifying Child
- $5,548 with 2 Qualifying Children
- $6,242 with 3 or More Qualifying Children
How Do I Claim the Earned Income Tax Credit on My 2015 Tax Return?
You will need to prepare your 2015 return on paper and mail it to the IRS to claim the credit. That's because the IRS only accepts efiled tax returns for the current Tax Year.
Here's how to file your 2015 tax return:
- Find and download Form 1040 Schedule EIC, Earned Income Tax Credit and other 2015 tax forms.
- Complete the form(s) on Adobe Reader.
- Print it out and sign it at the bottom of page 2. Attach any tax documents (i.e. W-2, 1099-MISC, etc) to your return.
- Mail your return to the IRS address listed on your return.
What Other Tax Credits Can I Claim on My Tax Return?
You can claim tax credits for having a child, going to a university or college, and claiming various expenses. Discover these and other tax credits to claim on a tax return.