There are many requirements you must meet in order to qualify, but it may lower your tax bill.
Supporting a family can be difficult, not to mention expensive. Working families whose income is fairly low need all the help they can get with their income taxes.
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) was put in place by Congress to provide relief for low-income families who may have trouble paying their tax bills.
Qualifying for the Credit
You may be eligible for the EITC if you have earned income, are not filing as married filing separate, and are claiming adjusted gross income within certain limits. Earned income would consist of: [MORE] . . .