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I am a single mom and will not work this 2020 year. Can i still file taxes this upcoming year? If

Can you file taxes if you don’t work
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I am a single mom and will not work this 2020 year. Can i still file taxes this upcoming year? If

In order to file a tax return you need to have taxable income.  You mentioned that you are a single mom.  The child-related credits are based on having income from working.  If you do not work in 2020 you will not be eligible for earned income credit or the child tax credit.

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