Amnesty Beneficiaries Could Claim More Than $35K in Tax Benefits in First Year

Caroline May, Breitbart, February 25, 2015

Illegal immigrants who are able to obtain Social Security Numbers and work permits as a result of President Obama’s executive amnesty could claim tens of thousands of dollars in back tax benefits, a new Congressional Research Service memo obtained first by Breitbart News reveals.

The report comes following the Internal Revenue Service’s confirmation that once illegal immigrants are granted Social Security Numbers–as a result of Obama’s executive actions–they will be able to file back tax returns and obtain up to four years of tax benefits, including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC).

The new CRS report–dated Wednesday and requested to gauge the tax benefits an amnesty beneficiary could potentially accrue–looks at the amount of EITC and CTC for a hypothetical family from from 2011-2014.

“Specifically, you were interested in the value of these credits for a married couple with three and four children,” the memo details. “In addition, you requested that for every year, the family’s income be equal to the maximum amount of earnings a taxpayer could have and still receive the maximum amount of the EITC. This income level is often referred to as the ‘phase-out threshold amount’ and is adjusted annually for inflation.”

CRS calculated the maximum level of tax credits available to hypothetical families with three and four children. It found that for a family with three children in the four years from 2011-2014 “phase-out threshold amount” would be able to obtain $35,521 in the EITC and CTC.


In those years considered, the “phase-out threshold amount” for both hypothetical families was $21,770 in 2011, $22,300 in 2012, $22,870 in 2013, and $23,260 in 2014.

Both hypothetical families were also able to amass around $9,000 worth of the EITC and CTC annually in the years CRS considered.


Read the whole thing:

CRS memo – EITC and ACTC max amounts

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  • Whitetrashgang

    Good thing the USA is only 18 trillion in debt.You know when your better off being a illegal alien then a citizen something is a tad off.

  • It’s not just families and married people and single parents with kids that can get EITC. A lot of singles without dependents can also get it now.

    • LexiconD1

      They always could. I got it, before my son was born (he’s 17)…I was completely stunned when they sent me a check for $3,000. I called up the IRS, and they told me it was my Earned Income Tax. I’d never heard of it.

      My parents were sure I was going to go to jail for tax fraud.

      • Back in the old days, ancient history, when I had to walk 20 miles one way to school every day through a foot of snow wearing tattered boots while having to dodge and outrun carnivorous dinosaurs all the way, EITC was only for single parents who had dependent children under 18 and whose income from wages, salaries and/or tips was within a certain low-average range.

  • dd121

    Pay illegals to invade our country. By executive decree, stop selling nato rounds. You’d think that would make whites mad. Not so much.

  • superlloyd

    Unbelievable stupidity that ratchets up the injustice to legal, American citizens and taxpayers. This is adding injury to injury.

  • Samuel Hathaway

    Well, now, that illegals potentially can win 35K, why in the heck should I donate to any charity now?

    • Give to individual whites in need. I haven’t donated to a general charity in a long time, but I gladly give food, hand-me-downs, and cash to the white families in my community. We should all strive to help each other and shun the rest.

      • evilsandmich

        I’m of a mind that whites in need should get three dozen SS#s per household like the invaders do and bankrupt this corrupt government sooner.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          At least whites would find ways to invest the money and make it grow. Raiding the government to get our $$$ back sounds very appealing.

          • John Smith

            Except everything is pointing to hyperinflation and devaluation of our currency, so invest in precious metals like lead and gold and other tangibles. I’d suggest land too, but that is just rented from the govt.

      • Samuel Hathaway

        Yes, organizations are out. I just got a call from the Fraternal Order of police, rattling the tin cup in my ear. I hung up the phone. Then the breast cancer girl phoned up, rattling the tin cup in my ear. I hung up the phone.

    • LexiconD1

      I stopped YEARS AGO when I discovered it was going to illegals.

      • Ella

        It is about our survival now. I have a few medical bills and quit paying out to charity hospital benefits as I pay through the nose for both insurance and medical services.

  • Chip Carver

    All of it carefully calculated to empty the pockets of middle class White Americans as the wealth transference via confiscatory taxes continues.

  • Not unless you count places like Gary and Detroit…

  • MekongDelta69

    How do you say GIBSMEDAT in Spanish?!

    • Whitetrashgang

      Democratic Party?

      • MekongDelta69

        Almost right.

        The correct answer in today’s America is… ‘both parties.’

        Sorry you didn’t win the Grand Prize, but we do have some nice parting gifts for you backstage. Thank you so much for coming on the show and being one of our participants. It was a pleasure having you here…

        • Whitetrashgang

          As a parting gift can I get some KY jelly, I just had the urge to vote republican . My meds are all wrong.

          • John Smith

            Jeb or Christie will give you the long, slow screwing you desire.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          My prize is that silly can of peanut brittle… and surprise!!! out pops that silly snake flying into the audience.

    • Samuel Hathaway

      Collectively, the Reconquistadores would say…..

      ¡Dénme Eso Ahora!

    • Luca

      Dame ese! y mucho mas.

  • DelmarJackson

    people do not fully understand this. Anyone who was hiring an immigrant off the books, and there are millions, will be implicated when the immigrant files his tax return for the first time. The employer will be required to pay both the employee portion and the employer portion for the 4 years, perhaps as much as 30 thousand. But then the employer must pay a FINE equal to the amount just mentioned. It gets better, any employer that can not pay the fine will make Uncle Sam go after any book keeper who filed for the employer.
    Imagine how many book keepers who are ready to rat out employers so the book keeper does not have to pay fines or go to jail. I am amazed this is going through as there are millions of open border liberals who have been employing nannies and gardeners off the books for years. immigration was not supposed to burden them.
    I had hoped this would not pass and we would have others in Washington besides Jeff sessions and a few others stand up for the citizens, but it looks like it is over.

    • IstvanIN

      This would be a very clever way for the Federal government to confiscate White owned businesses: unpaid taxes!

    • TheMaskedUnit

      There is a bright side.

    • John Smith

      I’d want them to try to prove it.

    • evilsandmich

      I hadn’t thought about this angle: where there is an employee there is an employer, of course! As well, the whole idea of the tax rebate is that the employer was paying the proper withholding taxes, which may happen in some cases where big employers (McDonalds, etc) turn a blind eye to document fraud so that they can hire illegals; but most, yes, would be ‘under the table affairs’ and a big percentage are probably cases where the employer withheld the withholding, but kept the ‘take’ (which would be especially delicious).

  • Ella

    Does the US print or borrow 76 million p/w week yet like the Wiemar Republic? Tax payer is really a slave!

  • TheMaskedUnit

    When you take in an alien, you also get all the ways, practices and prosperity that he escaped.
    Never let a drowning man get a hold of you.

    • Blackfish

      and communicable diseases. . .

  • Light from the East

    It’s clear: Those illegals need the US, but the US don’t need them.

    Obama needs them because they are be potential voters for democrat.

    Besides, if being illegal is rewarded, what’s the meaning of being legal? A crime-encouraging policy? Again, the personal political interest is over the interest of people of the USA.

    “Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.”

  • listenupbub

    One of the main reasons we let in all these illegals is that we need more taxpayers to foot the bill for Social Security. This probably motivates the Republicans and their donors to screw over white America and our culture.

    What we (I’m looking at you, Boomers) have to do is start voting for less Social Security. If you do not need help to survive, and/or if you can do a simple job to provide for yourself in your retirement, take up your duty and save your descendants from their cultural destruction.

  • Magician

    The blueliners actually move around on the ice