As soon as possible, for the 2021 tax year.
This is available even if you don't normally file/or haven't filed taxes.
Have a child who is 17 or younger and who has a valid Social Security number. If your child turns 18 during 2021 you are not eligible.
Live in the U.S. for more than 6 months each year (or your spouse).
Aren’t required to file a 2021 tax return because you earned less than $12,500 (single) or $25,000 (married).
Visit GetCTC.org/dade to fill out a simple form.
This form should take about 15 minutes to complete. It is a tax return form.
You will be contacted regarding next steps depending on the information you provide.
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If you have questions about filing your taxes, please reach out to one of the following local VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program) providers.
If you don’t hear back within 48 hours, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.