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novarainylinen
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Refund with dependents

Will I get a refund with one dependent and no income? Thank you.
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jerry2000
Alumni

Refund with dependents

No.
To get a refund you must either
1. have income and paid in more tax than you owe,
or
2. have earned income and qualify for a refundable credit such as the earned income credit.

With no income and no tax paid in, there is nothing to be refunded no matter whether you have dependents or not.

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jerry2000
Alumni

Refund with dependents

No.
To get a refund you must either
1. have income and paid in more tax than you owe,
or
2. have earned income and qualify for a refundable credit such as the earned income credit.

With no income and no tax paid in, there is nothing to be refunded no matter whether you have dependents or not.

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