Am I Eligible?

If you earned at leat $1 and less than $30k in wages or self-employment income, you could be eligible for California's Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC). If you have a child under six, you could also be eligible for up to $1,000 with the Young Child Tax Credit YCTC. NEW- ITIN fliers are now eligible.
Didn't make enough to be required to file? Just file to get that cash-back credit! You can file ANY TIME OF YEAR to claim your refund.

What is it? The cash-back California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) is designed to put money in the pockets of low-income working people. You can use the money for anything…clothing, food, school supplies, electric bills, etc. 


How do I claim the credit? Just file your California tax return. You can file free yourself online or we can help. if it's during tax season. YOU CAN FILE AND CLAIM YOUR CREDIT ANY TIME OF YEAR!


I didn't know about the credit and didn't file last year. Can I still get last year's credit? If you already filed this year or think you may qualify for CalEITC in previous years, you can file an amended return up to three years back. 


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