How much is the EITC in California for 2023?
California residents with limited income may be eligible for Earned Income Tax Credit. What is the maximum credit that qualified taxpayers can receive?
The California Earned Income Tax Credit program offers support for low-income, working residents of the state. CalEITC aims to lower the income tax they need to pay, and help qualified workers get tax refunds.
A working family or individual with an income of up to $30,000 a year may be eligible for CalEITC up to $3,417 for tax year 2022. The amount you are entitled to will depend on your income and family size.
Here is the list of qualifications required during the 2022 tax year to avail of CalEITC.
To find out how much you could receive when you file your 2022 tax return, use the California Franchise Tax Board’s EITC calculator.
Here is the table for 2022 CalEITC credit.
|No. of QUALIFYING CHILDREN||CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM INCOME||CalEITC (up to)|
|Three or more||$30,000||$3,417|
Claiming your CalEITC
To claim your CalEITC, you must file our state tax return. The California Franchise Tax Board provides a free CalFile application for residents to file their taxes directly with the state government.
Don’t forget to check if you are qualified for the federal EITC in addition to CalEITC. Check out the IRS Earned Income Tax Credit website to find out if you are eligible.