If your income is above the amounts listed below, then your credit will be lowered by $50 for every $1,000 that is above the income limitations.

child tax credit limits

  • $55,000 for married couples filing separately
  • $75,000 for single, head of household, and qualifying widow(er) filers
  • $110,000 for married couples filing jointly

Your filing status, combined with your income and number of children, will determine the final outcome of your tax credit.

How to Calculate the Child Tax Credit

The Dependents Tax Credit Calculator will give you an accurate view of how much you could be entitled to.

Just answer some simple questions regarding your income and your living circumstances, and you’ll get a readout on how much you may be eligible for.

Claim the Child Tax Credit

Additional Child Tax Credit

Child Tax Credit Basics