Updating Your EIC Qualifying Child after You Change Your Filing Status
If you are eligible for EIC, have qualifying children AND change your filing status, you should review the status of your dependents.
For example: You change your filing status from married filing jointly to single, the information needed to establish your children as qualifying children for EIC changes as well.
After making a change to filing status, the information for dependents will need to be updated.
Please follow these steps:
- Select the Personal Info tab.
- Scroll down to About Your Dependents and select edit.
- Select the blue Edit Button for all dependents with a status of No Entry, shown below.
- Answer all interview questions about your dependent(s).