California Earned Income Tax Credit (CALEITC)


Earn It

The Earned Income Tax Credit is a reward for work to California's working families and individuals. This tax season, the CalEITC will benefit 600,000 families and the federal EITC will benefit 4 million families.


Am I Eligible?

You may be eligible for the CalEITC if:

  • You have earned income within certain limits (see link below), AND
  • You, your spouse, and any qualifying children each have a social security number (SSN), AND
  • You do not use the “married/RDP filing separate” filing status, AND
  • You lived in California for more than half the tax year