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Free Tax Help Working Families Credit (WFC)

The WFC Program offers up to $250 a year to families who qualify for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC). Families that qualify for both can get up to $9,600 for tax year 2020. 

Apply by May 17 (5/17/2021). If approved, you'll receive your WFC between June and late September 2021.

New this year

Use an ITIN to apply for WFC: Immigrants without Social Security numbers can apply for WFC if they qualify for CalEITC using their Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).  

- $250 rapid cash stimulus: If you received a WFC last year, you will automatically get a COVID-relief payment of $250. No application is required. SFHSA will contact you to verify your address and banking information to issue your payment by the end of March.
Questions? Email wfc@sfgov.org or call (415) 557-6284

Mother and child

Check Your WFC Eligibility

If you've earned less than $56,844 in 2020, you may qualify. This year, you can use your ITIN to apply if you're an immigrant who doesn't have a Social Security number.

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Immigrant Mother and Daughter

Get a WFC Application and Apply

Follow three easy steps to submit your WFC application.

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Benefits for WFC recipients

  • WFC recipients are eligible for 50% off one standard adult monthly Muni pass. Apply for a Muni Lifeline Pass.
  • Check your eligibility for many other free or discounted services in the City, including free diapers and phones and steeply discounted museum admissions, utility bills, groceries, and meals. Learn more and start saving.