Tax Updates & Resources
Check back for the latest tax resources and updates that may affect you!
Returning Stimulus Checks
Only residents and citizens are allowed to claim a stimulus check, per the IRS. If you are a nonresident alien and received a stimulus check, click the link below to learn how to repay/return the check. IRS: Returning Stimulus Checks
How to Extend Your Return for Free
If you do not think you can file by the tax deadline, you may file for an extension at one of the links provided by the IRS, found below.IRS Free Extension Filing Links
New Health Insurance Requirement for California Income Taxes
Beginning January 1, 2020, all California residents must either:
CA FTB: New Health Care Mandate
Have qualifying health insurance coverage for all members of your household
Obtain an exemption from the requirement to have coverage
Pay a penalty when they file their state tax return (From $750 and upwards)
Recovery Rebate Credit
If you did not receive your stimulus check, you are eligible for the refundable Recovery Rebate Credit, which can reduce your tax liability or increase your refunds by the amount of the stimulus.
IRS: Recovery Rebate Credit
Generally, you are eligible to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit if you were a U.S. citizen or U.S. resident alien in 2020, cannot be claimed as a dependent of another taxpayer for tax year 2020, and have a Social Security number valid for employment that is issued before the due date of your 2020 tax return (including extensions).