This section includes communication and marketing materials to help employers alert their workers about the benefits of this important tax credit.
Our Quick EITC Outreach kit provides easy-to-do ideas to get the word out about EITC and highlights key products to help
Have you told your employees about the Earned Income Tax Credit? For more information on your responsibilities for notifying your employees about EITC, sometimes called EIC, see Notice 1015 on irs.gov.
For a sample of information to provide your employees, see Notice 797, Possible Federal Tax Refund Due to the Earned Income Credit, EIC.
Note: Both Notice 1015 and Notice 797 are in Adobe pdf format.
IRS invites you to join community organizations, elected officials, state and local governments, schools and other interested parties to join a national grassroots effort spotlighting EITC. IRS estimates four of five eligible workers claim and get this important credit. Help ensure all your eligible employees get the EITC they earned. Find more EITC Awareness Day information here.
The Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act of 2010 repealed the Advance EITC or AEITC. It was not available to workers after December 31, 2010. Workers who received the payments in their paychecks during 2010 need to file a tax return to claim the amount paid if they have not already reported.