Self-Study Course Details
The Earned Income Credit (EIC) is a refundable tax credit that has a significant impact on United States revenue and, in the 2020 tax year, amounted to about $60 billion claimed by more than 25 million tax filers.
In a recent year, 153.8 million individual federal tax returns were filed, and 19.6 million—12.7% of individual taxpayers—claimed the Earned Income Credit. Based on that percentage, it would not be unexpected that any tax return preparer will prepare the tax returns for many EIC claimants.
- Apply the earned income credit rules to determine if a taxpayer is eligible for the tax credit
- Identify the common errors committed in connection with the earned income credit
- Identify the consequences of the IRS’ disallowance of the earned income credit
- Recognize the tax return preparer’s EIC due diligence requirements
Paul J. Winn CLU ChFc is a financial writer, editor and trainer in the insurance industry. Past positions have included product developer, compensation officer, marketing VP, VP of strategic planning as well as being President of Maryland Financial Corporation. Mr. Winn has served on multiple Insurance Industry Boards including Baltimore Chapter of CLU and ChFC and Member/Secretary, Advisory Board to New York State Insurance Department. He is well known as a writer and editor of major mutual life insurance company’s agent-training ”university” and has created more than 100 training/continuing education courses. He is also a published book author.
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