|Office of the
|P.O. Box 60000
TAXES 09-41, Earned Income Credit (EIC)
|Title:||I, Payroll/Personnel Manual|
|Chapter:||28, Section 2, Tax Formulas (TAXES)|
|Bulletin:||TAXES 09-41, Earned Income Credit (EIC)|
|Date:||December 10, 2009|
Personnel User Groups
Agency Personnel Offices
Beginning with wages paid for Pay Period 26, the National Finance Center (NFC) will make the following changes to the Earned Income Credit (EIC) advance payment formula:
- The maximum limit on year-to-date earnings to be eligible for an EIC payment will change from $35,463 to $35,536 for Single/Head of Household/Widow(er) filers and the maximum limit for Married filers will change from $40,464 to $40,546.
- The maximum annual EIC payment will change from $1,826 to $1,830 for employees filing Single/Head of Household/Widow(er) or Married Without Spouse Filing Certificate.
- The maximum annual EIC payment will change from $913 to $915 for employees filing Married With Both Spouses Filing Certificates.
- The EIC tables will change for employees filing as a Single/Head of Household/Widow(er), Married Without Spouse Filing Certificate, and Married With Both Spouses Filing Certificates.
To view and/or print the updated EIC advance payment formula, go to NFC's Home Page (www.nfc.usda.gov) and click the Publications tab. Then on the right-hand Quicks Picks menu, click Tax Formulas and select Federal from the map provided. Changes to the EIC advance payment formula are identified by " ."
For questions about NFC processing, contact the Payroll/Personnel Call Center at 504-255-4630.
JOHN S. WHITE, Acting Director
Government Employees Services Division