You may get some extra money back on your income tax return if you are eligible for the state's Earned Income Tax Credit.  The Illinois Department of Human Services is teaming up with the center for economic progress and tax assistance programs to help families figure out if they qualify for the credit.

DHS spokesman Jessica Michael says the Earned Income Tax Credit puts more money back into your pocket.

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The I.R.S. estimates one in five people who are eligible for the credit don't claim it on their taxes.  For a list of assistance centers, click on the link at this story at


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