Earned Income Credit (EIC) Worksheet--Line 42a and 42b

Summary: This is an example of the worksheet used to determine the amount to enter on Form 1040A, line 42a, for the earned income credit. Line items are included as described in the text; additionally, these line items are completed:
Caution icon: If your EIC for a year after 1996 was reduced or disallowed, see Form 8862, who must file, earlier, to and out if you must file Form 8862 to take the credit for 2016.

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