THESE FIGURES ARE FOR THE PAST TAX SEASON. FOR THE 2018 TAX YEAR (TAXES FILED IN 2019), PLEASE SEE THE UPDATED FIGURES.
How much will the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit be worth at tax time in 2018? Review these guidelines for work conducted in 2017. For an estimate of what your EITC may be worth, see our Earned Income Tax Credit Estimator.
The Earned Income Tax Credit in Tax Year 2017
|Number of children:||Single workers with income less than:||Married workers with income less than:||EITC up to:|
|3 or more children||$48,340||$53,930||$6,318|
EITC investment income limit = $3,450
Income limits for married workers are $5,590 higher than for single workers
The Child Tax Credit
The Child Tax Credit is worth up to $1,000 per qualifying child
The Additional Child Tax Credit Earnings Threshold is $3,000