Simplified Filing

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Simplified Filing with GetCTC

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GetCTC is a streamlined self-filing tool for people to claim their Child Tax Credit (CTC) or third stimulus payment.

  • Offers live chat support
  • Most people complete their return in 15 minutes or less
  • Federal return only - cannot be used to file a state return or claim state tax credits
  • Only for people who are not required to file a federal return.
    • For filers who are not residents of Puerto Rico, this means Single filers who earned less than $12,550; Married filers who together earned less than $25,100; or filers with less than $400 in self-employment income
    • For filers who are residents of Puerto Rico, this means Single filers who earned less than $75,000 and Married filers who earned less than $150,000
  • Not for people who received the Advanced Premium Tax Credit
  • Does not include EITC

If you don't think Simplified Filing is right for you, you can file a full return via our "File By Myself" or "File With Assistance" options.

Are you a resident of Puerto Rico?