Have questions about COVID-19?
The NJ Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the State to provide information to the public on COVID-19:
Call: 2-1-1 for general information (24/7) or 1-800-962-1253 for medical information (24/7)
Text: NJCOVID to 898-211
Visit covid19.nj.gov or nj.gov/health for additional information
You can work for someone who pays you or you can provide a service, own a business, or own and run a farm. Some examples of self-employment include:
Be sure to maintain business records throughout the year for which you plan to claim the credit. This is because a taxpayer must prove "earned income" to claim the credit. Business records can include:
If you aren’t able to produce adequate business records, we may not be able to approve an NJEITC.