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Has anyone who paid next to nothing in taxes off their paychecks ever gotten anything back on their return?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:00 PM on Jan. 2, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • yup
    Just depends on your income level and household size.....
    mommymeg03

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 9:06 PM on Jan. 2, 2010

  • The way it was explained to me, you pay in nothing, you can't expect to get back something.

    My husband was deployed for almost all of 2007 and paid next to no taxes. We got nothing back except for EIC (we claimed his combat pay) and Child Tax. We usually get a nice refund because of our rental and all the credits but not that year!
    all4mymarine

    Answer by all4mymarine at 9:08 PM on Jan. 2, 2010

  • Just wanted to clarify that if you have children and are under a certain income or are eligible for other tax credits, then yes, you probably will get something back but you won't get back near as much as if you had paid in more taxes during the year, depending on the exemptions and dependents claimed.

    all4mymarine

    Answer by all4mymarine at 9:16 PM on Jan. 2, 2010

  • Many who are low income pay nothing and get a lot back. Welfare at its finest.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:47 PM on Jan. 2, 2010

  • If my husband pays little taxes we would have to pay back not get back.
    SInce he pays out the butt in taxes on his check we get over 5000 back
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 6:53 AM on Jan. 3, 2010

  • I have paid close to nothing on my taxes this year and plan on getting back about $3500. We have 2 businesses and when you can write off things you couldn't before it really adds up.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:49 AM on Jan. 3, 2010

  • We're considered middle class (for the anon 11:47 p.m.) and claimed enough exemptions on our W-4 that we pay in VERY little taxes. Because of the credits & exemptions, we always get much more back than we pay in.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:34 PM on Jan. 3, 2010

  • We paid in $349 last year and we'll get back around $7200 because of the child credit, EIC, and Making Work Pay credit.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:38 PM on Jan. 3, 2010

  • We're considered middle class (for the anon 11:47 p.m.) and claimed enough exemptions on our W-4 that we pay in VERY little taxes. Because of the credits & exemptions, we always get much more back than we pay in.

    Yes you get welfare.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:02 PM on Jan. 3, 2010

  • We paid in $349 last year and we'll get back around $7200 because of the child credit, EIC, and Making Work Pay credit.

    Another welfare recipient who probably thinks she pays taxes.lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:02 PM on Jan. 3, 2010

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