Family Support & Well-being

Earned Income Tax Credit and Other Refundable Tax Credits

Explore information about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and child tax credits. These credits are among the largest Internal Revenue Service (IRS) public benefits for low-income households. Head Start, Early Head Start, and child care staff can ensure that families are informed about these credits and other financial tools. Use the resources below to help determine eligibility and next steps.