Clark Howard: Married Without Qualifying Children

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Married Without Qualifying Children

Family Size Wages Rebate Total Expected Rebate
Married couple with no children AGI up to $4,000* Ind. rebate = $600 $600
Married couple with no children No wages,
veterans’ payments = $2,000,
Social Security benefits = $2,000*
Ind. rebate = $600 $600
Married couple with no children No wages,
veterans’ payments = $4,000,
No Social Security benefits *
Ind. rebate = $600 $600
Married couple with no children AGI up to $20,000,
federal income tax liability = $250
Ind. rebate = $600 $600
Married couple with no children AGI up to $25,000,
federal income tax liability = $750
Ind. rebate = $750 $750
Married couple with no children AGI up to $60,000,
federal income tax liability exceeds $1,200
Ind. rebate = $1,200 $1,200
Married couple with no children AGI up to $160,000,
federal income tax liability exceeds $1,200
Ind. rebate = $1,200,
Phaseout reduction: ($500)
$700

* = Assumes no federal income tax liability

Source: IRS.gov



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