Akron Summit Earned Income Tax Credit Program

 

The Akron Summit Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Program is a program administered by Akron Summit Community Action, Inc. The EITC Program provides free tax preparation to working low-income individuals and families by trained and certified volunteers through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.

With FREE Akron Summit Earned Income Tax Credit tax filing, families can get their full tax refund! As much as $6,044 additional in refund monies... in as few as 14 days utilizing direct deposit.


Tax Credit Eligibility Guidelines for Tax Year 2013:

• Families with three or more qualifying children who earned less than $46,227 in 2013 (or less than $51,567) for married filing jointly) are eligible for a credit of up to $6,044.


• Families with two qualifying children who earned less than $43,038 in 2013 (or less than $48,378 for married filing jointly) are eligible for a credit of up to $5,372.


• Families with one qualifying child who earned less than $37,870 in 2013    (or less than $43,210 for married (filing jointly) are eligible for a credit of up to $3,250.


• Individuals who do not have a qualifying child, but are between the ages of 25 and 64, with earned income of less than $14,340 in 2013 (or less than $19,680 for married filing jointly) are eligible for a credit up to $487.


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Convenient Tax Preparation Locations
Akron Summit Community Action, Inc.
670 West Exchange St., Akron, OH 44302


Barberton Park & Recreation Active Adult Division
500 W. Hopocan Avenue, Barberton, Ohio 44203


Cascade Village
210 E North St., Akron, OH 44203


Kent State University

475 Terrace Drive, Rooms A221 &A226, Kent, Ohio 44242

University Of Akron

George W. Daverio School of Accountancy College of Business Admin.

259 S Broadway, Room 106, Akron, Ohio 44203

 

The EITC Program is guided by a community-based Coalition, with Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic as honorary chair, Russell Pry-Summit County Executive as co-chair, Mayor William Judge (City of Barberton), the Internal Revenue Service, Akron Summit Community Action Inc., Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA), Info line Inc., Akron General Medical Center, Akron Children’s Hospital, United Way of Summit County, the American Red Cross, the Summit Chapter of the Ohio Credit Union League, Community Legal Aid, Akron Summit County Public Library, Summit County Ohio Jobs and Family Services, Akron Public Schools, The University of Akron and Summit County Executive Office.

Congress originally approved the tax credit legislation in 1975 in part to offset the burden of social security taxes and to provide an incentive to work. When the EITC exceeds the amount of taxes owed, it results in a tax refund to those who claim and qualify for the credit.

To receive a refund, taxpayers must meet certain requirements and file a tax return.  The taxpayers could qualify even if they paid little or no income tax during the year.

The EITC has no effect on certain welfare benefits. In most cases, EITC payments will not be used to determine eligibility for Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), food stamps, low-income housing or most Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) payments.

The credit enjoys wide bipartisan support because of its proven record in helping to reduce poverty, reward work, provide tax relief, stimulate the economy and meet basic expenses for working families.