Tax and Stimulus Information

The links on this page explain how to get biggest tax refund possible. They also answer questions about stimulus payments. Legal Aid Does not provide tax advice and cannot help with your taxes. Legal Aid might be able to answer your questions about missing stimulus payments. Click here to learn how to get our help. 


Do you have children who were 17 or younger at the end of 2021? For Tax Year 2021 only, you can receive this credit even if you do not have earned income. To get the credit, you must file a 2021 tax return. Click here to learn more about this credit.
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If you did not get all three rounds of stimulus payments, it’s not too late to find out why! Click here to learn how to get your payments.
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This IRS flyer (in English, Amharic, and Spanish) explains this credit for people who had earned income in 2021.



Do you want help filing your taxes?  Our flyer lists sites across DC that provide free tax help to District residents. Click here to find a site near you.