Earned Income Tax Credits For Your Employees

Earned Income Tax Credits For Your Employees

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Earned Income Tax Credits For Your Employees

Tax season is here and your employees may be qualified for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The EITC provides greater security for working Americans, especially for those with children –  providing families with a financial boost while growing the economy and reducing poverty rates.

An estimated 20% of eligible taxpayers miss out on thousands of dollars by not claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit. Make sure you spread the word and ensure your team isn’t missing out on refundable credits.



Who is eligible for the EITC?

To qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit, employees must:

  • Have worked and earned a maximum income of $57,414 (see chart below)
  • Have investment income below $10,000 for Tax Year 2021
  • Have a valid Social Security number by the due date of their 2021 tax return
  • Be a U.S. citizen or a resident alien all year
  • Not file Form 2555 (related to foreign earned income)



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