EIC (Earned Income Credit) Calculator

The Earned Income Credit (EIC) is a refundable tax credit available to working individuals with low to moderate incomes. The EIC reduces the amount of taxes owed and may also give a refund. You can use this EIC Calculator to calculate your Earned Income Credit based on the number of qualifying children, total earned income, and filing status. Provide the following information and then click "Calculate My EIC" to retrieve results:

  1. Select your filing status from the drop-down list
  2. Choose the number of qualifying children you have
  3. Enter your total earned income.
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2018 Earned Income Credit Table (Maximum Credit Amounts & Income Limits)

Earned Income Tax Credit for Tax Year 2018
  No Children One Child Two Children Three or More Children
Maximum 2018 Credit Amount $520 $3,468 $5,728 $6,444
2018 Earned Income Amount $6,800 $10,200 $14,320 $14,320
Phaseout Begins
Single, Head of Household, Widow(er)
$8,510 $18,700 $18,700 $18,700
Phaseout Ends
Single, Head of Household, Widow(er)
$15,310 $40,402 $45,898 $49,298
Phaseout Begins
Married Filing Jointly
$14,200 $24,400 $24,400 $24,400
Phaseout Ends
Married Filing Jointly
$21,000 $46,102 $51,598 $54,998

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