DRS: Eligible earned income amounts

Eligible earned income amounts


Federal and State EITC Threshold Amounts for 2016

In order to qualify for the federal and state Earned Income Tax Credit, filers must have eligible earned income and must meet the criteria outlined below:

Earned Income and adjusted gross income (AGI) must each be less than:

  • $47,955 ($53,505 married filing jointly) with 3 or more qualifying children
  • $44,648 ($50,198 married filing jointly) with 2 qualifying children
  • $39,296 ($44,846 married filing jointly) with 1 qualifying child
  • $14,880 ($20,430 married filing jointly) with no qualifying children

Investment Income Limitation

You cannot claim the CT EITC if your investment income is more than $3,400.

The maximum EITC for 2016:

# of children Max Federal EITC Max State EITC @ 27.5% of Federal
3 or more $6,269 $1,724
2 $5,572 $1,532
1 $3,373 $928
None $506 $139
 


Content Last Modified on 12/20/2016 2:57:16 PM