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How To File an Amendment After Claiming MCTR As Taxable Income

If you claimed the MCTR as taxable income on your return, you may have overpaid tax to the IRS.

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Tax Extension for Californians in Counties Designated as Disaster Areas

Due to weather crises in California, and the disaster declaration by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), taxpayers in most of California now have until October 16, 2023, to file various federal and state individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Franchise Tax Board (FTB) announced. The IRS and FTB originally extended the tax deadline to May 15, 2023 to taxpayers without penalty residing in areas affected by the storms, flooding, and mudslides.
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The Importance of Filing Taxes

United Ways of California knows that tax credits help communities by putting thousands of dollars back into the pockets of hard working families.
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2022 CA State Refund Checks: The Middle Class Tax Refund (MCTR)

What you should know about California's Middle Class Tax Refund (MCTR), which is eligible to Californians who filed their 2020 tax return.
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The Tax Deadline Has Passed, Now What?

The April 18 deadline has now passed to file taxes for the 2021 tax year. Here are some next steps you can take depending on whether you filed or not.
Pencils and a calculator on top of a stack of forms. Helps Community Members Access Life-Changing Tax Credits

How the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is helping community members across California file their taxes for free.