Tax returns are due April 18th and eligible people might get more benefits this year than they thought. The Earned Income Tax Credit is generally for families with children and Tom Broderick from Northland Free Tax Assistance says people should claim this but unfortunately don't and miss out on qualifying for this credit.

To earn this credit one must have a certain relationship with their children, the children must live in the same household and must have an earned income.

The tax preparers could figure out right away if you may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit