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Even if you are not required to file a tax return, it may be beneficial for you to do so.

 

There are several reasons why you may want to file or e-file a tax return even if you do not meet the minimum income requirements:

 

  • If you had taxes withheld from your pay, you must file a tax return to receive a tax refund.
  • If you qualify, you must file a return to receive the refundable Earned Income Tax Credit.
  • If you are claiming education credits, you must file to be refunded the American Opportunity Credit.
  • If you have a qualifying child but owe no tax, you can file to be refunded the Additional Child Tax Credit.
  • If you qualify, you must file a return to claim the First-Time Home-buyer Credit.
  • If you qualify, you must file to claim the refundable Health Coverage Tax Credit.
  • If you adopted a qualifying child, you must file to claim the refundable Adoption Tax Credit.
  • If you qualify, you must file to claim the Credit for Prior Year Minimum Tax.
  • If you overpaid estimated tax or applied a prior year over payment to this year, you must file to receive the refund.
  • If you qualify for the federal fuel tax credit, you must file to receive it.