Help with Foster Youth Tax Credit (FYTC)

To qualify for the new Foster Youth Tax Credit, which applies to tax year 2023 forward, you must:

  • Qualify for CalEITC
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 25 at the end of 2023
  • Have been placed in foster care when age 13 or older by one of the following: an authorized California agency, probation department, or an Indian tribe or tribal organization/consortium in California, resulting from a voluntary placement agreement or a juvenile court order