The ARP further modified and expanded tax credits (and the availability of prepayments of tax credits) for paid family and sick leave. People can use the IRS online account to view the total amount of their third economic impact payment in the corresponding tax year tab. The Inflation Reduction Act covers new and re-established tax laws that grant credits and deductions to individuals, businesses, government entities and tax-exempt entities. This is a year in which many people who don't normally need to file a return should consider doing so in order to take advantage of expanded benefits, such as the recovery reimbursement credit, the child tax credit, the credit for child and dependent care expenses, and the earned income tax credit.
If your payroll tax deposits aren't enough to cover the credit, you can request an advance payment from the IRS. Ask for certain credits and deductions on your tax return and you may be able to get a larger refund, while others can give you a refund even if you don't owe any taxes. For more information on these and other tax changes, see the instructions on Form 1040 and Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax. The IRS also urges community groups, non-profit organizations, associations, educational groups, and anyone else who has connections with people with children to share information about the child tax credit, the EITC, and other important benefits.
Securely access your IRS online account to view the total amounts of your first, second and third economic impact payments on the tax records page.