Tax and Stimulus Information

Legal Aid does not prepare tax returns or provide tax advice. Legal Aid might be able to answer your questions about missing stimulus payments. Click here for information about how to get our help

 

 

Find out where you can get free tax preparation help, This document includes both virtual (smartphone and computer) and in-person options for help.

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Find out  what you can do if you did not get one or more stimulus payments that you should have received.

Find out what you can do if you are missing stimulus payment because you believe a spouse or ex-spouse took the payments.

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Find answers to frequently asked questions about the latest round of stimulus payments.

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The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a benefit for working people who have low to moderate income. This  flyer provides more information on the EITC.

 

 

 

 

 

For the 2020 tax year, you may be able to get a larger EITC benefit by using your 2019 income if it was higher than your 2020 income. Also, the maximum amount of income you can earn and still get the credit has increased. Click here to learn more.

 

 

 

 

For the 2020 tax year, if your income is less than $150,000, you do not have to pay tax on unemployment income of up to $10,200. Click here to learn more.

 

 

 


For the 2021 tax year, the Child Tax Credit amounts have increased. And instead of having to wait until the end of the tax year to get this money, the IRS will be sending this money out every month (as early as July 2021). The IRS is still working out the details. This is the page where details will be posted when available.

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