What is the earned income credit for each child?

Answer The earned income credit for each child depends on whether the child meets the criteria. The relationship of the child, the age of the child and the dwelling of the child are the qualifying conditi... Read More »

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Differences Between the Child Tax Credit & Earned Income Credit?

The federal government offers child tax and earned income credits (EIC) as an anti-poverty measure for working families earning low or moderate yearly incomes. Both credits work to relieve the tax ... Read More »

Do you have to have a child to qualify for earned income credit?

You do not have to have a child to qualify for the earned income tax credit, also known as EITC or EIC. However, varying guidelines must be met in order to be eligible for this tax credit in the st... Read More »

How much earned income child credit do you get back when you have two children?

The earned income tax credit received by a taxpayer with two children depends on the taxpayer's adjusted gross income and filing status. In the 2009 tax year, the maximum EITC for a family with two... Read More »

Can one parent claim the child and the other get the earned income tax credit?

Yes. The article "Earned Income Credit" published by the Department of Treasury explains that claiming children has an effect on the calculation of earned income tax credit, but it is not a require... Read More »