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Do You Qualify for the Earned Income Credit from the IRS?

How much do you know about the Earned Income Credit from the IRS?

The Earned Income Credit is a refundable tax credit for workers with lower incomes. If you qualify for it, the IRS will pay you money even if you don’t owe any taxes.

Screenshot of Vermont Legal Aid attorney speaking in EITC video

If you have a child, you may qualify for the Earned Income Credit and the Child Tax Credit. Very low-income residents without children may also qualify for the Earned Income Credit.

Watch a video or read more on the Earned Income Credit page of the Tax section of our website.