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Washington state Working Families Tax Credit (WFTC) in Lacerte

SOLVEDby Intuit11Updated 1 year ago

New for Lacertein tax year 2022, when adding Washington state, you will have access to file the Washington state Working Families Tax Credit (WFTC) form.

Individuals and families are eligible for the WFTC if they meet the following requirements:

  • Filed a 2022 federal tax return.
  • Must have a valid Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).
  • Live in WA a minimum of 183 days in 2022 (over half the year).
  • Are at least 25 and under 65 years of age -or- have a qualifying child in 2022. See qualifying child details here.
  • Are eligible to claim the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) on their 2022 tax return (or would meet the requirements for EITC but are filing with an ITIN). See EITC qualifications here.

Where to enter WFTC details in Lacerte:

  1. In your client's tax return, add Washington state.
    • On the requirements screen, select Yes if you wish to continue.
  2. Go to State & Local Other Credits.
  3. Enter your client's details on the WA WFTC screen.

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