What you need to Know

Earned Income Tax Credits

The Earned Income Tax Credit is a financial boost for families with low- or moderate- incomes. Millions of workers may qualify for the first time this year due to changes in their marital, parental or financial status. The EITC is a refundable tax credit. This means workers may get money back, even if they owe no tax. In 2017, almost 27 million taxpayers received over $65 billion in EITC.

Tips to Avoid Tax Fraud

Many taxpayers have encountered individuals impersonating IRS officials – in person, over the telephone and via email. Don’t get scammed. We want you to understand how and when the IRS contacts taxpayers and help you determine whether a contact you may have received is truly from an IRS employee.

Tax Filing Season is Here

People have until Tuesday, April 17, 2018, to file their 2017 returns and pay any taxes due.