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You Could Be Missing Out On an Extra $4,500 in Your Tax Refund!
Release Date: December 20, 2007

If you worked in 2007, you could be eligible for up to $4,500 in Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The Earned Income Tax Credit is a federal and New Jersey state wage supplement for working families and individuals.


County Sponsors Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

You Could Be Missing Out On an Extra $4,500 in Your Tax Refund!

 

If you worked in 2007, you could be eligible for up to $4,500 in Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).  The Earned Income Tax Credit is a federal and New Jersey state wage supplement for working families and individuals.  If you are eligible for EITC, you could reduce the taxes you owe or even receive a larger refund.  Here's how:

 

     Check the chart below to see if your income falls within the EITC guidelines.

     Request an IRS Earned Income Tax Credit Form and file it with your regular Federal and State tax returns.

     Get your REFUND FAST with FREE electronic filing.

     Get your taxes done for FREE if your income is $50,000 or less at one of these Sussex County Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites:

 


  • Montague Municipal Building
  • Sussex- Wantage Library
  • Vernon Senior Center  
  • Sparta Senior Center
  • Liberty Towers
  • Franklin Senior Center
  • Hopatcong Civic Center
  • Hamburg Municipal Building
  • Project Self ?Sufficiency
  • S.C. Div. of Social Services
  • S.C. Div. of Senior Services
  • Sussex Banks (Franklin, Sparta, Wantage, Newton)
  • First Hope Bank's Andover branch

 

To make an appointment to get your taxes done for free by a VITA volunteer, or for more information, please call the Sussex County Division of Senior Services at 973-579-0555.  

 

2007 Income

Number of Children You are Raising

Married, Filing Jointly

Single/
Head of Household

Federal EITC Benefit

NJ State EITC Benefit*

Less than $39,783

2 or more

 

$4,716

$943

Less than $37,783

2 or more

 

$4,716

$943

Less than $35,241

1

 

$2,853

$570

Less than $33,241

1

 

$2,853

$570

Less than $14,590

None

 

$428

$85

Less than $12,590

None

 

$428

$85

*Note: To get the state credit, you must file a federal tax form, be eligible for the federal EITC and file a state income tax return.

 

Your Earned Income Tax Credit refund can be used for anything you want, including paying down debt, investing in education or saving for the future!

 

Don't miss out!  Claim your EITC! 

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