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What's the maximum income I can earn and still receive the child tax credit -- i.e, what's the child tax credit maximum earnings?

Depending on your filing status, you will reach the child tax credit phase out threshold if your modified adjusted gross income (AGI) is:

  • Married filing jointly -- $110,000
  • Single, head of household, or qualifying widow(er) -- $75,000
  • Married filing separately -- $55,000

The child tax credit phases out by $50 for each $1,000 of modified AGI that is more than these thresholds.

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