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

Earned Income Credit (EIC)

Qualifying for the EIC

Earned Income

Case Study

Ellis had several part-time jobs during the tax year, one of which was providing handyman and gardening services for Mrs. Fulton, a retired widow. Ellis's total earned income from all his jobs was $12,500, including the $750 he earned as a household employee for Mrs. Fulton. Ellis received Forms W-2 from all his employers except Mrs. Fulton.

How would you complete line 7 (wages, salaries, and tips) of Ellis's Form 1040?

Line 7 of Form 1040.