EIC Table

EIC table

This page has an EIC table or EITC tax table for various tax years -starting from 2021 onwards. You will need to consult these tables to find the maximum AGI, investment income and credit amounts for the relevant tax year for which you file a tax return.

2023 EIC Table- Max Credit & Phaseout Threshold

Children or Relatives ClaimedMax CreditMin Wage EarningMaxAGI 
above which 
you don’t get EITC
Max AGI 
above which 
you don’t 
get EITC
Phase Out beginsPhase Out begins
Minimum EarningAll othersFiling as Married Filing JointlyAll othersFiling as Married Filing Jointly
Zero60078401764024210980016370
One39951175046560531202156028120
Two66041651052918594782156028120
Three or More74301651056838633982156028120

2022 EIC Table -Max Credit ,Max AGI ,Phaseout Threshold

No of ChildrenMaximum Credit PossibleMinimum EarningRequiredMaximum AGI 
above which you don’t get eitc
Maximum AGI 
above which you dont get eitc
Phaseout BeginsPhaseout Begins
All othersMarried Filing 
Jointly
All othersMarried Filing Jointly
One3,73310,98043,492496222013026260
Three or More6,93515,41053,057591872013026260
Two6,16415,41049,399555292013026260
Zero1,5029,82021,430273801161017560

In case of tax year 2022 , it must be noted that the Build Back Better Act (BBBA; H.R. 5376) passed on November 19, 2021 extended the 2021 expansion of the earned income tax credit (EITC) through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA, P.L. 117-2) for taxpayers without qualifying children for one year—2022. So, BBBA extended the maximum credit available to childless tax paers to $1,502 from $600 and also brought in relaxation in age for the claimaints.

EITC Tax Credit Table – Age ,Investment & Other Limits for 2022 & 2023

ParticularsTax Year 2022Tax Year 2023
Minimum AgeGeneral 25 years
But BBBA relaxed this criteria 
>19 years for most workers
>24 years for part-time students
>18 years for former foster youth and homeless youth
25 years
Maximum AgeNo Restriction* ( due to BBBA)64 Years
Maximum Investment Income$10,600$11,000

The genral rule on age of the low income earner is that the minimum age should be 25 and maximum age of the claimant is 64 years. The ARPA or American Rescue Plan Act relaxed the age for tax year 2021 . This was extended to year 2022 through BBBA . 

EITC Tax Credit Table-Other Conditions 2022 & 2023

  • You must have worked and earned income under a thresold as given below in 2022 and 2023 chart.
  • You must have a valid Social Security number (SSN)  by the due date of your 2021 return (including extensions)
  • You must be a U.S. citizen or a resident alien all year
  • You did not file Form 2555 (related to foreign earned income)

Have you tested our calculator for EITC tax credit for 2022 & 2023 ?

EIC Table Tax Year 2021 (filing April 2022)

Number of Children or Relatives ClaimedMaximum AGI (for any status other than Filings as Married Filing Jointly)Maximum AGI (filing as Married Filing Jointly)
Zero$21,430$27,380
One$42,158$48,108
Two$47,915$53,865
Three$51,464$57,414

EIC Investment income limit for tax year 2021 :

$10,000 or less

Maximum EITC Credit Amounts

The maximum amount of credit under the earned income tax credit provision of law that you can claim for tax year 2021 (filing April 2022)

  • No qualifying children: $1,502
  • 1 qualifying child: $3,618
  • 2 qualifying children: $5,980
  • 3 or more qualifying children: $6,728

2020 EIC Table

EITC Table Tax Year 2020

Number of Children or Relatives ClaimedMaximum AGI (for any status other than Filings as Married Filing Jointly)Maximum AGI (filing as Married Filing Jointly)
Zero$15,820$21,710
One$41,756$47,646
Two$47,440$53,330
Three$50,594$56,844

EIC Investment income limit for tax year 2021 :

$3,650 or less

Maximum EITC Credit Amounts 2020

The maximum amount of credit under the earned income tax credit provision of law that you can claim for tax year 2020 (filing April 2021

  • No qualifying children: $538
  • 1 qualifying child: $3,584
  • 2 qualifying children: $5,920
  • 3 or more qualifying children: $6,660

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