The Working Families Tax Credit has similar eligibility requirements to the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – with a few differences.
Individuals and families are eligible for the Working Families Tax Credit if they meet all of the following requirements:
The credit amount varies depending on the number of qualifying children and income level.
The maximum credit amount ranges from $300 to $1,200 depending on the number of qualifying children (see table below). These amounts are then reduced based on income thresholds, similar to the federal program. The minimum credit amount is $50, regardless of the number of qualifying children. See our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about income to learn more.
|Number of qualifying children||Applicant must make less than the following||Maximum credit amount|