Threshold for Tax Year 2016

The low-to-moderate income threshold for FY 2017, Tax Year 2016, is $ 54,000.

The threshold is based on tax year 2016 EITC AGI limits as shown below:

Earned income and adjusted gross income (AGI) must each be less than:

  • $47,955 ($53,505 if Married Filing Jointly) with three or more qualifying children
  • $44,648 ($50,198 if Married Filing Jointly) with two qualifying children
  • $39,296 ($44,846 if Married Filing Jointly) with one qualifying child
  • $14,880 ($20,430 if Married Filing Jointly) with no qualifying child

The maximum EITC for 2016:

  • $6,269 with three or more qualifying children
  • $5,572 with two qualifying children
  • $3,373 with one qualifying child
  • $506 with no qualifying child
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