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Is social security and unemployment considered earned income

are social security and unemployment compensation considered earned income for EIC?

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Is social security and unemployment considered earned income

No, neither Social Security nor unemployment compensation count as earned income in order to receive the earned income credit.

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Is social security and unemployment considered earned income

I receive earn income credit with turbotax with social security and retirement

Is social security and unemployment considered earned income

Where did you enter that income?  Neither Social Security nor retirement benefits qualify for earned income credit.
**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
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