Statistical Sample

For Tax Year 2013 EITC Returns Processed in 20141

  • Over 27 million working families and individuals received over $65 billion in EITC
    • 24% received EITC without a qualifying child
    • 37%  received EITC with one qualifying child
    • 26% received EITC with two qualifying children
    • 13% received EITC with three or more qualifying children

 

  • EITC Recipients by Filing Status: 
    • Single 28%
    • Head of Household 48%
    • Married Filing Jointly and Qualifying Widow(er) 24%

 

  • EITC Returns by Filing Method:
    • Paper,    6%
    • E-File,  94%

 

  • EITC Returns by Preparation Methods: 
    • Paid Preparer, 58%
    • Self-Prepared, 42%
    • Others (includes Volunteer and IRS Prepared), less than 1%

 

 1EITC Calendar Year Report,  July 2014

 

 

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