Working Families Credit Eligibility for the WFC

If you qualify for the WFC, you'll receive your refund between June and late September 2019, subject to availability of funding.


To qualify for WFC you must:

  • Live in San Francisco
  • Have never received the WFC before
  • Have earned less than $55,000 in 2018
  • Deliver or mail your WFC application by April 15, 2019
  • Claim at least one qualifying dependent child on your federal income tax return
  • Claim the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) on your income tax return 

What you can get back

WFC grants families up to $500. This amount is in addition to what you get back from the federal EITC. The maximum amount of the federal EITC per family is:

  • $6,400 with three or more qualifying children
  • $5,616 with two qualifying children
  • $3,400 with one qualifying child

Meet the above criteria?  Follow the steps to apply.