Earned Income Tax Credit

The earned income tax credit (EITC) is a refundable tax credit from the federal government for low to moderate income working familes.  PLA provides advice and referral to people with EITC-related legal issues.

How to get help with Earned Income Tax Credit

The following departments at PLA provide legal assistance with Earned Income Tax Credit:

Intake Procedure:

Applicants may apply for assistance from the General Intake Unit by coming to walk-in intake, calling the telephone intake line, or applying online.

Self-Help Resources

Assistance with applying for public benefits, UC, and EITC

If you need help applying for public benefits, unemployment compensation, or the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), free help is available from the City of Philadelphia.  You can get one-on-one counseling from BenePhilly over the phone or in person.

The toll-free number for BenePhilly is 844-848-4376.  You can also walk in to one of six BenePhilly Centers.