National Consumers League

EITC: Do you qualify?


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Happy Earned Income Tax Credit Day! The EITC is a very helpful way for low-moderate income working Americans to get extra money on their taxes. EITC is a financial boost for working people in a recovering economy. Unfortunately, not all Americans who qualify take advantage, but it's getting better -- last year four of five eligible people claimed and got their EITC! The IRS says: You earned it. Now file, claim it and get it. It's easier than ever to find out whether you qualify. Low-income consumers can also take advantage of the IRS FreeFile service to avoid the high costs of tax preparation software or the risk of using a fly-by-night tax preparer. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guUg9cRYPl0]