Internal Revenue Service United States Department of the Treasury
Level Basic Advanced Military International

Earned Income Credit (EIC)

Introduction

Introduction

This lesson covers the Earned Income Credit (EIC). There are several common errors associated with claiming this credit on the return. The Volunteer Resource Guide and the intake and interview sheet are critical tools in avoiding these mistakes.

Collage of Pub 4012 showing Earned Income Credit tab, Earned Income Credit, and Intake sheet showing Income section