The link below provides a chart that explains when you should file a return based on your filing status, age, and gross income amount. There are times when individuals who do not have to file a return file anyway:
- To get your tax withholdings back
- To get refundable credits you qualify for, like the Earned Income Credit, the Additional Child Tax Credit, or the American Opportunity Credit
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