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Publication 596
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IRS Will Figure the EIC for You(p19)

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The IRS will figure your EIC for you if you follow the instructions in Figure B.
EIC
Please don't ask the IRS to figure your EIC unless you are eligible for it. To be eligible, you must meet Rule 15 in this chapter as well as the rules in chapter 1 and either chapter 2 or chapter 3, whichever applies to you. If your credit was reduced or disallowed for any year after 1996, the rules in chapter 5 may apply as well.
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Figure B. Steps To Follow To Have the IRS Figure Your EIC

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If you want the IRS to figure your income tax, see chapter 30 of Pub. 17, Your Federal Income Tax.