Question:  Can a full time college student be eligible for EIC. 


Answer: The full time college student is eligible for EIC if its meets all 4 tests: Relationship, Age, Residency and Joint Return, click here for more information:  https://www.irs.gov/Credits-&-Deductions/Individuals/Earned-Income-Tax-Credit/Qualifying-Child-Rules


On the "Residency" the IRS has issued a private letter stating "...it is intended that an individual will not fail this test because of temporary absences due to illness, education, business, vacation, military service and other special circumstances." See attached, page 3 of 10.00