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EITC is based on your Filing Status, earned income, adjusted gross income, investment income and number of dependents.  When filing as Married Filing Jointly, the joint income is used.  So you personally do not need to have any earned income and can still be eligible for EITC.

 

Go to this IRS website for EITC information (2017) - https://www.irs.gov/credits-deductions/individuals/earned-income-tax-credit/do-i-qualify-for-earned-...