Earned Income Tax Credit for 2019
The 2019 Tax Year Earned Income Tax Credit or EITC is a refundable tax credit aimed at helping families with low to moderate earned income. If you work and have W-2 and/or 1099 income at a certain level, let the EITC work for you! Even though you can no longer e-file 2019 Tax Returns, you can estimate and calculate your 2019 Taxes before you complete the 2019 Tax Forms online and mail them to the IRS. Plus, here are more 2019 Calculators and Tools that can help you with your 2019 Returns.
Find the current tax year EITC Calculator and information about the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Tax Tips, Tools for Current Tax Returns:
2019 Earned Income Credit
See if you qualify for the 2019 EITC below! The 2019 Earned Income Tax Credit will reduce the taxes you owe and will even be refunded to you if you do not owe taxes on your return. The credit lifts over 6 million people (including over 3 million children) out of poverty each year.
Important: If you owe 2019 Taxes, file as soon as possible even if you can't pay! Find out about IRS Penalties. See 2019 State Tax Forms.
Are you single? No children or tax dependents? The EITC still might work for you as you can still claim this tax credit as a single person with no dependents. Check out our EITCucator tool below to see if you qualify!
Simply answer the "Yes" or "No" questions until the 2019 EITCucator provides you with your final answer!
Only about 80% of taxpayers who are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit claim it. On eFile.com, we claim this credit automatically if you qualify, but only when preparing the current year return. Do this online each year and don't miss out on the money you deserve! Sign up here for your current return.
Find Out How Much Your EITC Credit Might Be
Use the tool below to help you determine how much your Earned Income Tax Credit may be. Enter your Filing Status, Number of Qualifying Children, and your adjusted gross income or AGI. Be aware that if you are married filing separately, you will not qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit.
For Tax Year 2019, the EITC phases out entirely (is not available) for taxpayers with an adjusted gross income of:
- $15,570 with no Qualifying Children ($21,370 if married filing jointly)
- $41,094 with one Qualifying Child ($46,884 if married filing jointly)
- $46,703 with two Qualifying Children ($52,493 if married filing jointly)
- $50,162 with three or more Qualifying Children ($55,952 if married filing jointly)
For 2019, the maximum Earned Income Tax Credit per taxpayer is:
- $529 with no Qualifying Children
- $3,526 with one Qualifying Child
- $5,828 with two Qualifying Children
- $6,557 with three or more Qualifying Children
See all of the latest requirements for the EITC or Earned Income Tax Credit. This might vary some for the 2019 requirements.
Use the tool on this page to find out about your 2019 Earned Income Tax Credit. On the other hand, claiming the EITC is easy if you prepare your current year tax return on eFile.com! The online tax app will automatically determine if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit. If you qualify, eFile.com will calculate the correct amount of your credit and fill out the right forms for you to claim it. Sign up here and don't miss out on these tax credits.
Tax Tip for Current Tax Returns:
Once you have determined your EITC eligibility, we suggest you use the 2019 Tax Calculator or "TaxStimator" to calculate and estimate your tax refund (or taxes owed) for the 2019 Tax Year. Then, file your 2019 Return as soon as possible using the free fillable online forms.
How to Claim the Earned Income Tax Credit for a Previous Tax Year?
See previous year returns or back taxes - find the tax year in question for calculators and forms. File your return online each year on eFile.com and we will help claim tax credits and deductions for you - sign up free.
Tax Calculator by Tax Year
Estimate your Income Taxes by year with the following tax refund calculators:
TurboTax® is a registered trademark of Intuit, Inc.
H&R Block® is a registered trademark of HRB Innovations, Inc.