LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A new campaign is aiming to help low-and-moderate-income families take advantage of a tax credit of up to $5,666.

The United Way of Greater Los Angeles is heading the Earned Income Tax Credit campaign. Officials say there are approximately 800,000 taxpayers in LA county that qualify for EITC.

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For the 2010 tax year, families with three or more qualifying children who earn less than$48,362, or $43,352 for a single parent, are eligible for up to a $5,666 refund. Families with two children who earn less than $45,373, or $40,363 for a single parent, are eligible for up to $5,036; families with one child who earn less than $40,545, or $35,535 for a single parent, are eligible for up to $3,050.

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Married workers, ages 25-64, who earn less than $18,470, or $13,460 if single with no children, are eligible for up to $457 refund.

For links on how to get free tax help, click here.

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