Unemployment Insurance, RI Dept. of Labor and Training
  • DLT
  • Labor Market Information
  • Temporary Disability
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Workforce Development
  • Workforce Regulation and Safety
DLT homeEqual OpportunityOnline NewsroomSitemapRules and RegsPublicationsFormsDirectionsContact DLT
LMI HomeData CenterLMI for JobseekersLMI for BusinessLMI PublicationsWagesLicensed OccupationsLMI News ReleasesFAQsContact LMI
TDI homeFile a TDI ClaimElectronic Payment CardQualified Healthcare ProvidersTDI for employersTDI FormsTDI FAQsContact TDI
UI homeFile a UI ClaimAccess AccountTeleserveElectronic Payment CardsUI for EmployersExtended BenefitsUI FAQsContact UI
WC HomeEducationDonley CenterInjured WorkerEmployerInsurer/AdjusterIndependent ContractorFormsFAQ'sContact WC
WFDS HomenetWORKriBusiness ServicesGovernor's Workforce BoardWorkforce Investment OfficeTradeYouthVeteransContact WFDS
WRS HomeProfessional RegulationApprenticeshipPrevailing WageLabor StandardsOccupational SafetyPublications and FormsContact WRS


For Claimants:

File a Claim
Status Updates
Set up a PIN
Teleserve/Payments
Tuition Waiver
Appeal a Decision
Overpayment Info
Work Search Requirements
Returning to Work
Request a 1099
School Employees/Educators
Military Benefits
Report Fraud
Trade Adjustment Act
Board of Review
Frequent Questions



 
NOTICE TO CLAIMANTS

Free Tax Help - Do you Qualify?

 
 

Click here to download your 1099 Tax Form

If your earned income is below $54,000 you may qualify for the “Earned Income Tax Credit” (EITC) on your Federal Income Tax Return, which might reduce your taxes and increase your tax refund. For 2017 your earned income and adjusted gross income (AGI) must each be less than:

  • $48,340 ($53,930 married filing jointly) with three or more qualifying children
  • $45,007 ($50,597 married filing jointly) with two qualifying children
  • $39,617 ($45,207 married filing jointly) with one qualifying child
  • $15,010 ($20,600 married filing jointly) with no qualifying children

If you qualify you could receive a refundable tax credit on your 2017 return up to:

  • $6,318 with three or more qualifying children
  • $5,616 with two qualifying children
  • $3,400 with one qualifying child
  • $510 with no qualifying children

If your income is $66,000 or less you can use United Way Sponsored free tax prep software at WWW.MYFREETAXES.COM (MyFreeTaxes help line is 866-698-9436).

If your income is $54,000 or less you may call the United Way hotline by dialing 211 or call AARP Tax Aide at 1-888-687-2277 to locate an IRS Certified VITA/TCE Volunteers to prepare and file your return for you. 
Visit WWW.IRS.GOV for more information.

More information from the IRS:

IRS tool to assist with Health Care Tax updates:

The Interactive Tax Assistant site is a helpful Q&A available on IRS.gov website launched online Affordable Care Act tools for taxpayers to help determine:

Go to the IRS website www.irs.gov and type in “ITA” select the “Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA)” then select “Topics by Category” and then choose your topic and answer the questions to get the determinations.

AARP Tax Aide is offering free tax return preparation to people 50 & older and people with a disability. To locate a site near you call AARP Tax Aide at 1-888-687-2277 (Toll-free TTY: 1-877-434-7598) and ask for a Tax-Aide site near you or visit the AARP website.


 


 
RI Department of Labor and Training
Center General Complex
1511 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920


Phone: (401) 462-8000
Fax (401) 462-8666
TTY via RI Relay: 711
3/8/18 MDF
State Seal
  DLT is an equal opportunity employer/program - auxiliary aids and services available upon request