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Old 02-23-2009, 04:21 PM
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Angry No Earned Income Tax Credit for geezers

I have asked this question of numerous "experts" but none would address it:
What is the reasoning, if any, behind the federal tax code disallowing the EIC once a worker reaches the age of 65? Is there are a valid reason or is it entirely arbitrary? In my own case, I still have the same dependent child and am not retired in any sense, so withdrawing the credit seems like a capricious penalty just for aging one more year.



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