You are seeing your standard deduction. That means that the first $12,400 of your income is not taxable if you are not someone else's dependent. It is not a refund.
Explain Standard Deduction—What is it?
No, your standard deduction of $12,400 is deducted from your income. If you look at your physical 1040 Form, you will see that your taxable income is less than your actual income.
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