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Will you get the surprise check for $1,502 in 2022?

Will there be a surprise stimulus check in 2022?
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Is there a surprise incentive check worth $1,502 on the way?

Employees who do not have children may be eligible for up to $1,502 dollars in incentive funding in 2022 if they meet certain criteria.

The improvements made to the earned income tax credit as part of the American Rescue Plan may result in individuals receiving more money during the next tax season.

The maximum employee credit was originally $543, but will increase to $1,502 in 2021, from $543 today.

As there is no age restriction, younger persons can apply for it for the first time.

Previously, the criteria stipulated that someone without children had to be at least 25 but not older than 64 years.

Depending on the number of children in the family, working families with children may also be eligible for additional benefits.

What is the earned income tax credit and how does it work?

Individuals and families with modest incomes who work are eligible for the Earned Income Tax.

The credit is equal to a predetermined portion of a person’s income, starting at one dollar and continuing until the credit is exhausted.

When it reaches its maximum, it is paid until the income reaches a higher level, after which it is reduced by one dollar. That decrease will continue until no more resources are available.

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) will balance the taxes owed or result in a refund.

Working individuals without children must earn a total of $21,430 per year to qualify. Married couples must earn a combined total of up to $27,380.

In the past, individuals had to earn a minimum of $15,820, and married couples had to earn a minimum of $21,710.

It is estimated that the largest return will be $1,502 if there are no taxes to pay and there are no children.

Working families with children must meet a threshold of $42,158 for one child to qualify for EITC and receive up to $3,618 in benefits.

A household with two children must earn a maximum of $47,915 per year to qualify for credits up to $5,980.

As a single taxpayer, a family with three children can earn up to $51,464 and receive $6,728 in benefits.

You must file a tax return to claim the EITC. If nothing else affects it or you don’t owe any tax, it will be paid out in one lump sum.

The credit is only valid for 2021 and you will get it back together with your money in 2022.

Stay tuned to HonkNews for the latest stimulus check updates.