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If your only income for the year is unemployment can you file taxes and still get a refund?

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Anyone can file taxes.
You can only get a refund if you overpaid taxes during the year or qualify for some refundable tax credit such as the Earned Income Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit.

The most likely reason you might get a refund would be if you had taxes withheld from your unemployment compensation.
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