> Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
This program offers a Federal income tax credit for working individuals and families who earned less than $48,279 during 2009.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this tax benefit program, you must have earned income either from wages or from self-employment, your income must be less than $48,279, you must be a taxpayer interested in receiving tax information or taxpayer assistance and you must file an income tax return to claim the credit.
No application is needed to utilize this program. However, you must file your taxes using the guidelines posted at http://www.irs.gov/individuals/article/0,,id=96406,00.html.
Program Contact Information:
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For additional information contact:
IRS Tax Forms & Publications
1111 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20224
U.S. Department of the Treasury