Working Families Credit (WFC) WFC Eligibility

Who Is Eligible

To qualify for WFC you must:

  • Live in San Francisco.
  • File your 2021 tax return by April 18, 2022.
  • Claim at least one qualifying dependent child on your tax return.
  • Claim the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) if you have a Social Security number (SSN) and earned less than $57,414 in 2021.   
    Claim the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) using your Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) if you are an immigrant who does not have an SSN and earns less than $30,000 in 2021.

What You Get Back

If eligible, you can get a WFC of up to $250 using direct deposit or $100 if you request a paper check. Your WFC is in addition to what you get back from the federal EITC and CalEITC. See table below for: 

Maximum credit amounts based on income and number of qualifying children. 

Number of qualifying childrenMaximum WFCMaximum CalEITCMaximum Federal EITCTotal
0$255$1,502$ 1,757
1$250$1,698$3,618$ 5,566
2$250$2,809$5,980$ 9,039
3 or more$250$3,160$6,728$10,138