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Publication 596
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Is There Help Online?(p4)

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Yes. You can use the EITC Assistant at www.irs.gov/eitc to find out if you may be eligible for the credit. The EITC Assistant is available in English and Spanish.
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What's New for 2010(p4)

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Earned income amount is more.(p4)

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The maximum amount of income you can earn and still get the credit has increased. You may be able to take the credit if: Your adjusted gross income also must be less than the amount in the above list that applies to you. For details, see Rules 1 and 15.
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What's New for 2011(p5)

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After 2010, you can no longer get advance payments of the credit in your pay during the year as you could in 2010 and earlier years. This is because the law has changed. However, if you are eligible, you will still be able to claim the credit on your return, as explained in this publication.