How to Certify Income of Dependents in Tax Credit Households
Certifying a household that includes dependents—most often children under age 18 or full-time students—isn’t complicated. But if you don’t know the specific rules on counting a dependent’s annual income, it’s easy to make mistakes. And one mistake can lead to an incorrect decision on whether a household meets income limits. Here’s an overview on how to calculate a dependent’s income correctly.