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Can I just enter 0 for EIC for my 18 year old son's 1040EZ?

Can I just enter...

Can I just enter 0 for EIC for my 18 year old son's 1040EZ?

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I don't want to try to figure out the EIC so can I safely just enter 0

Accountant's Assistant: Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?

My son only made 841.68 in 2017

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You qualify for the EITC as long as you were between the ages of 25 and 65 on Dec. 31 of the tax year, you earned income through work, and you met the income limits . He does not qualify for EIC any way unless he has a qualifying child and he cannot be a dependent of anyone else.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
thanks, ***** ***** should just leave combat pay election blank?

Yes if he was not in the military

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
thanks, ***** ***** see if I have any more questions before I rate you, thanks

Ok, do you have the tax table to see what his liability is?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I thought when I get to the end of the 1040EZ, I will know if there is any taxes that he would owe
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ok, his line 6 amount is 0, so I guess I am now supposed to look at a tax table?

You will see if he actually has any taxable income then that is used to look up the actual tax.

If he really only made $842 (rounded up) then he should have no tax and get all his withholding back.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
do I enter 0 on line 10?

He has no tax on $0 income for line 6

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
health care, I have health insurance for him where I work, so I enter 0?

Just tick the box and leave the line blank

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
If I don't want to use direct deposit, can I just leave that area blank?

Yes

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
thanks a lot, can you help with state of Ohio tax return if I have any questions?

Yes

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