#Good news! The IRS has extended the tax deadline to April 18th! As long as you submit your federal return by midnight on 4/18/2018, you won't be considered a late filer for your federal return. Direct debit tax payments that are submitted with your federal return (or on the IRS website) by 4/18 are also considered timely filed ×

How does this affect my Earned Income Credit (EIC) calculation?

Because qualified Medicaid waiver payments are excluded from your income, it’s not considered to be earned income for the purpose of the Earned Income Credit (EIC).

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