This toolkit has everything you need for helping you with the Earned Income Tax Credit, the Child Tax Credit/Additional Child Tax Credit and the American Opportunity Tax Credit claims.
Curso en español de Capacitación para la Práctica de Diligencia Debida. Este curso de capacitación del Crédito Tributario por Ingreso del Trabajo (EITC, por sus siglas en inglés) ha sido diseñado para ayudar al profesional de impuestos a entender mejor el crédito y sus responsabilidades bajo las reglas de Diligencia Debida del EITC. Usted podría obtener créditos de educación continua (CE) con este curso.
Watch our Taped Webinars. Learn how to avoid common errors and penalties when determining eligibility for refundable tax credits--EITC, ACTC and AOTC. You’ll also hear how due diligence can benefit you, your clients and your business.
Watch for our new webinar covering the PATH Act changes later this year.
Take our EITC Schedule C and Record Reconstruction Training. Preparers need to ask more questions of their clients if the claims they make about self-employment seem inconsistent, incorrect, or incomplete when the tax return includes the EITC, the CTC or the AOTC. Find out how to meet your due diligence requirements and help your self-employed clients reconstruct their business records.
Find answers to the questions most frequently asked by Preparers
Don’t overlook the state credit! If your clients qualify to claim EITC on their federal income tax return, they may also be eligible for a similar credit on their state or local income tax return. Twenty-five states, the District of Columbia and New York City offer their residents an earned income tax credit. Find a List of States and Local Governments that have EITC Programs here. Questions about eligibility or how to claim EITC on a state or local return should be directed to your state/local tax authorities.
Learn how to handle the most difficult due diligence situations.
Use our Guide to Everything Earned Income Tax Credit Online- to easily find the technical information you need to accurately determine if your clients qualify for EITC and meet your due diligence requirements.
Learn about refundable credits and get CE credit. See how.......
View our chart for a look at how various child related-credits interact.
Find products to help you meet your due diligence requirements and inform your clients of theirs and your responsibility to get it right!
Show your clients where they stand with the EITC Assistant. They may think they qualify for EITC, but not all of them do - available in English and Spanish. Also see the interactive application "Am I Eligible to Claim an Education Credit?" Or, "Is My Child a Qualifying Child for the Child Tax Credit?"