State Earned Income Credit Calculator

Looking for an earned income credit calculator for your state? Here you have earned income credit information plus a calculator for every state that has an EITC.


To find the earned income tax credit for your state, choose your state from the list below and you will automatically be taken to your state EITC information and calculator.



Nebraska

Residents of Nebraska can get 10% of their federal earned income credit as a refundable credit. Part year residents can get a prorated amount. This credit gets filed on the form 1040XN.

Fill in your federal earned income credit to calculate your Nebraska and total Earned Income Credit.

Nebraska Earned Income Credit Calculator
Federal Earned Income Credit:$
Nebraska Earned Income Credit:
(This is a projected amount, it might be lower due to various limitations that NE might have.)
Total Earned Income Credit:


New Jersey

The New Jersey earned income credit is a refundable credit of 20% of the federal amount. Part year residents get a prorated amount according to how many months they lived in New Jersey (15 days in any given month is considered a month for EIC). Use NJ-1040 to file for this credit.

Fill in your federal earned income credit to calculate your New Jersey and total Earned Income Credit.

New Jersey Earned Income Credit Calculator
Federal Earned Income Credit:$
New Jersey Earned Income Credit:
(This is a projected amount, it might be lower due to various limitations that NJ might have.)
Total Earned Income Credit:


New Mexico

The Earned Income Credit in New Mexico is called the Working Families Tax Credit. It is 10% of the Federal EIC and it is refundable. It is filed directly on to the form PIT-1.

Fill in your federal earned income credit to calculate your New Mexico and total Earned Income Credit.

New Mexico Earned Income Credit Calculator
Federal Earned Income Credit:$
New Mexico Earned Income Credit:
(This is a projected amount, it might be lower due to various limitations that NM might have.)
Total Earned Income Credit:


New York State

NYS residents get 30% of their federal EIC. To calculate earned income credit in New York, use form IT-215.

Noncustodial parents can also get the credit if they pay child support. The form to use is form IT-209 . This credit is available only if you pay for child support for this child through a child support collection unit for half of the tax year. The credit for non-custodial parents is the greater of 20% of the federal EIC for one child or 2.5 times the federal EIC without children.

Parents who have both custodial and non-custodial children can only take the credit for one type not both, so they will take the regular one if possible.

The New York State Earned Income Credit program is refundable.

Fill in your federal earned income credit to calculate your New York State and total Earned Income Credit.

New York State Earned Income Credit Calculator
Federal Earned Income Credit:$
NYS Earned Income Credit:
(This is a projected amount, it might be lower due to various limitations that NYS might have.)
Total Earned Income Credit:


New York City

NYC residents get an additional 5% of their federal earned income credit. To calculate this, use form IT-215 page 2 and 3 or IT-209 page 4.

The New York City EIC program is refundable.

Fill in your federal earned income credit to calculate your New York City and total Earned Income Credit.

New York City Earned Income Credit Calculator
Federal Earned Income Credit:$
NYC Earned Income Credit:
(This is a projected amount, it might be lower due to various limitations that NYS and NYC might have.)
Total Earned Income Credit:
(includes NYS and NYC earned income credit)


North Carolina

North Carolina has a refundable earned income credit that is 5% of the federal credit amount. It is also available to part-year residents and nonresidents, but it is prorated to the percent of income that is taxable to North Carolina. You need to complete Part 5 of Form D-400TC to get the credit.

Fill in your federal earned income credit to calculate your North Carolina and total Earned Income Credit.

North Carolina Earned Income Credit Calculator
Federal Earned Income Credit:$
North Carolina Earned Income Credit:
(This is a projected amount, it might be lower due to various limitations that NC might have.)
Total Earned Income Credit:


Oklahoma

Residents of Oklahoma will get an earned income credit of 5% of the federal EIC amount. It gets filed on form 511 line 28.

The Oklahoma Earned Income Credit program is refundable.

Fill in your federal earned income credit to calculate your Oklahoma and total Earned Income Credit.

Oklahoma Earned Income Credit Calculator
Federal Earned Income Credit:$
Oklahoma Earned Income Credit:
(This is a projected amount, it might be lower due to various limitations that OK might have.)
Total Earned Income Credit:


Oregon

The state of Oregon has an earned income credit that is 6% of the federal earned income credit. Residents get the full amount and part-year residents and nonresidents have to prorate it to the percent of their income that is taxable to the state of Oregon.

The credit is filed on form 40 and it is refundable.

Fill in your federal earned income credit to calculate your Oregon and total Earned Income Credit.

Oregon Earned Income Credit Calculator
Federal Earned Income Credit:$
Oregon Earned Income Credit:
(This is a projected amount, it might be lower due to various limitations that OR might have.)
Total Earned Income Credit:


Rhode Island

The earned income credit in Rhode Island is 25% of the federal EIC. This amount is not refundable. You must subtract your tax liability from the state EIC and your refundable amount will be 15% of the balance that was not used against the taxes.

To get the credit you need to fill out RI Schedule EIC which is part of RI-1040.

Fill in your federal earned income credit to calculate your Rhode Island and total Earned Income Credit.

Rhode Island Earned Income Credit Calculator
Federal Earned Income Credit:$
Nonrefundable Rhode Island Earned Income Credit:
Total Nonrefundable EIC with Federal EIC:
(This is the maximum possible EIC but it might be lower if your tax liability is less.)
Minimum Rhode Island Earned Income Credit:
Minimum EIC with Federal EIC:


Vermont

Vermont residents can get a refundable earned income tax credit of 32% of the federal amount. Part-year residents can also get the EITC credit but it needs to be adjusted according to the percent of Vermont income against the total income.

The credit is filed on form IN-112 which is attached to form IN-111.

Fill in your federal earned income credit to calculate your Vermont and total Earned Income Credit.

Vermont Earned Income Credit Calculator
Federal Earned Income Credit:$
Vermont Earned Income Credit:
(This is a projected amount, it might be lower due to various limitations that VT might have.)
Total Earned Income Credit:


Virginia

The Virginia Earned Income Credit is also known as the Credit for Low Income Individuals. The credit is 20% of the federal credit. But families and individuals whose total income is below the federal poverty level can get as much as $300- per family member if it comes out more than the state EIC.

This credit is not refundable and therefore limited to the amount of the income tax liability and it gets filed on schedule ADJ page 2.

Fill in your federal earned income credit to calculate your Virginia and total Earned Income Credit.

Virginia Earned Income Credit Calculator
Federal Earned Income Credit:$
Virginia Earned Income Credit:
(This is a projected amount, it might be more if your income is below poverty level; or less if its more than your tax liability since it is not refundable.)
Total Earned Income Credit:


Washington

Although the state of Washington does not have an income tax, they will have an earned income credit starting in 2012. The EIC will be 10% of the federal amount or $50-; whichever is more.

The credit is of course refundable, since there is no income tax to apply it to.

Fill in your federal earned income credit to calculate your Washington and total Earned Income Credit.

Washington Earned Income Credit Calculator
Federal Earned Income Credit:$
Washington Earned Income Credit:
(This is a projected amount, it might be lower due to various limitations that WA might have.)
Total Earned Income Credit:


Wisconsin

The Wisconsin earned income credit gives a tax benefit to working families with at least one qualifying child. The credit is larger for each additional qualifying child up to three children.

The Wisconsin EIC is a percentage of the Federal credit amount. With one child you will get 4%; two children 11%; and three or more children 34%.

The credit is refundable, meaning that you can get the credit even if you had no tax liability.

Only full year Wisconsin residents can get this credit.

Fill in your federal earned income credit and amount of qualifying children to calculate your Wisconsin and total Earned Income Credit.

Wisconsin Earned Income Credit Calculator
Federal Earned Income Credit:$
Number of Qualifying Children:
Wisconsin Earned Income Credit:
(This is a projected amount, it might be lower due to various limitations that WI might have.)
Total Earned Income Credit:


The following states do not have an earned income tax credit: (However residents from these states can still get the Federal EIC)

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Florida

Georgia - however they do have a Low Income Credit that gives $5 to $26 for each exemption on the tax return. It is available for residents earning less than $20,000 but not those who have food stamp allotments. This credit is not refundable starting in 2010.

Hawaii

Idaho

Kentucky

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nevada

New Hampshire

North Dakota

Ohio

Pennsylvania

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

West Virginia

Wyoming



Updated November 13, 2012



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