Beginning on March 18th and continuing at least through March 31st, all walk-in services at Division of Taxation regional and Trenton offices will be closed to the public as a precaution to safeguard public health. We anticipate reopening on April 1st.
Our Call center and email service is operating with reduced staff on a limited schedule Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed Fridays. You may experience significant wait times or delays in response to telephone inquiries, emails or general correspondence.
You can file for free at New Jersey Online Income Tax Filing System, download Income Tax forms or make payments from this website.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. We remain committed to continuing to provide the best service we can and we thank you for your patience.
To be eligible for the NJEITC, you must:
You cannot claim an NJEITC if your filing status is Married/CU Couple, Filing Separately .
A qualifying child is a dependent whom is directly related to you by blood or by legal means (ex. marriage, adoption, fostering).
A qualifying child must also:
Examples of qualifying children (dependents)
You must have earned income to qualify for an NJEITC. Earned income includes:
Examples of Income that are Not Earned Income:
Investment income must be $3,600 or less for the year.
Maximum Credit Amounts
The maximum amount of credit for Tax Year 2019 is:
|Single, Head of Household or Widowed||$15,570||$41,094||$46,703||$50,162|
|Married Filing Jointly||$21,370||$46,884||$52,493||$55,952|