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California Earned Income Tax Credit CalEITC

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If you earned at least $1 and less than $30,950k in wages or self-employment income, you could be eligible for California's Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC). If you have a child under six, and worked or not, you could also be eligible for up to $1,000 with the Young Child Tax Credit (YCTC.) ITIN fliers are also eligible. Former Foster Youth ages 18-25 now have a credit too.
GET PAID JUST BY FILING. Didn't make enough to be required to file? Just file your taxes to get that cash-back credit! You can file ANY TIME OF YEAR to claim your refund.

What is it? The cash-back California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) is designed to put money in the pockets of low-income working people. You can use the money for anything…clothing, food, school supplies, electric bills, etc. 


How do I claim the credit? Just file your California tax return. You can file free yourself online or we can help. YOU CAN FILE AND CLAIM YOUR CREDIT ANY TIME OF YEAR!


I didn't know about the credit and didn't file last year. Can I still get last year's credit? If you already filed this year or think you may qualify for CalEITC in previous years, you can file an amended return up to three years back. We can help with that too!

Find out how much you could get back





Our Local IRS Certified Tax Professionals

are here to help

Providing us with a bit of information will help us determine if you are eligible for our free tax-prep services (Some situations may be beyond our scope.)

Click on the link below to get started

ATCAA can help you file and claim your credit. Virtual tax prep, drop off and phone assistance available

through August 31st.


earned income TAX CREDIT

Earn 30,950k or less? Work for an employer or work for yourself?  You may be eligible for the cash-back California Earned Income Tax Credit

ITIN filers are now eligible for the credit.
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After Tax Season?

File and get your credit any time of year!

I just learned about the credit. It looks like I can get cash-back, but it is now after tax season. How can I claim it?  We can now help you file your taxes during AND after tax season. We are open February 1st - August 31st. Call us at 209.268.6232 or submit your information below.
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ATCAA is proud to be a partner of the CalEITC+ Outreach Team.  Every year, millions of dollars are left on the table because residents didn't know about the credit, or didn't know how to access the credit. Last year, over ONE MILLION DOLLARS came back into our foothill communities to those who need it most. This credit is proven to lift Californians out of poverty and strengthen our local economy.

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