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If you qualify for CalEITC and have a child under the age of 6, you may also qualify for a refundable tax credit of up to $1000 through the Young Child Tax Credit (YCTC)! If you qualify, you may see a reduced tax bill or a bigger refund.
ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number) holders are not eligible for the federal EITC, however ITIN filers are eligible for the CalEITC credit for the first time ever. Learn more about ITIN filers.
If you file your taxes with a Social Security Number, in most cases, you will be eligible for the federal EITC if you are eligible for the CalEITC. If you are between the ages of 25 and 65, are single and have no dependents, you must make less than $15,820 to qualify for the federal EITC.
If you are married filing jointly, are between the ages of 25 and 65, and have no dependents, you must make $21,710 or less to qualify for the federal EITC. If you have dependents and qualify for the CalEITC, you will also qualify for the federal EITC.
If you are eligible for the CalEITC and you have a child who is under 6 years old as of December 31, 2020, then you qualify for the Young Child Tax Credit. The YCTC amount is up to $1000.
If you earned under $30,001 in 2020, you likely qualify for the Golden State Stimulus. Make sure to claim the CalEITC this tax season to receive your payment. That’s all you need to do! Find if you qualify for the CalEITC here.
If you file taxes with an ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number) and you earned $75,000 or less in 2020, you can receive a $600 payment, even if you don’t qualify for the CalEITC.
If you file taxes with an ITIN and qualify for the CalEITC, you can receive a one-time payment of $1200. Learn more about claiming the CalEITC as an ITIN holder.
The American Rescue Plan act made changes to the credit for 2021.