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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.
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MyFreeTaxes.org 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.

American Rescue Plan Expands EITC to Young Adults Ages 18-24

The federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is now temporarily available to filers who are ages 18-24 for the 2021 tax year.
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California Tax Credits Now Available to Married Couples Filing Separately

California tax credits have been expanded to include households married but filing separately – what you need to know.
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Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) Applicants Have Additional Time to Get the Golden State Stimulus

An update for those who filed their taxes by October 15, 2021 but were still waiting on their ITIN application.
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What You Need to Know About the 2021 Child Tax Credit (CTC)

There were some important changes to the Child Tax Credit last year that you should know when filing your taxes in 2022.
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The New Child Tax Credit: What You Should Know

Explaining the New Child Tax Credit.
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