How to Claim the Recovery Rebate Credit on TurboTax

You may be eligible for the Recovery Rebate Credit if you were not required to file a 2018 or 2019 tax return. Find out how to claim the credit on your 2020 TurboTax return.

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Introduction

The Recovery Rebate Credit is a tax credit for eligible taxpayers who received a rebate from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). You may be eligible for the credit if you did not receive a rebate check or if the amount of your rebate check was less than the amount of the credit. To claim the credit, you must file a tax return for the year 2008.

You can claim the Recovery Rebate Credit on TurboTax by following these steps:

1. Start your taxes on TurboTax.
2. Click on the “Federal Taxes” tab and then select “Recovery Rebate Credit” from the list of options.
3. Answer questions about your eligibility for the credit and enter information about your rebate check.

TurboTax will automatically calculate your Recovery Rebate Credit and determine whether you are eligible to receive it. If you have any questions about claiming the credit, you can contact TurboTax customer service for assistance.

What is the Recovery Rebate Credit?

The Recovery Rebate Credit is a tax credit for eligible taxpayers who didn’t receive the full economic stimulus payment in 2008. To claim the credit, you’ll need to file a federal income tax return for 2008. The credit is calculated based on the difference between the amount you should have received and the amount you actually received.

How to Claim the Recovery Rebate Credit on TurboTax

The IRS has begun issuing Recovery Rebate Credits to American taxpayers. If you haven’t already filed your taxes for 2020, you can claim the credit on your return. Here’s how to do it.

Log in to your TurboTax account

1.Sign in to your TurboTax account.
2.Click on the Tax Tools tab.
3.Click on the “Show More” link in the refund & payment section.
4.Click on the “Track my refund/installment” link.
5.Now you will be able to see if your Recovery Rebate Credit has been added to your return.

Go to the “Federal” section

In order to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit on your taxes, you’ll need to go to the “Federal” section of TurboTax. Here, you’ll find a section called “Rebates and Credits.” Click on this, and then select “Recovery Rebate Credit.”

You’ll need to enter some information about yourself and your household in order to claim the credit. The amount of the credit will depend on how many qualifying dependents you have. Once you’ve entered all the required information, TurboTax will calculate your credit and tell you how much you’re eligible to receive.

The government provides a stimulus payment to eligible taxpayers in the form of a rebate. This rebate is known as the Recovery Rebate Credit, and it’s available to claim on your tax return.

If you’re using TurboTax to file your taxes, you can claim the Recovery Rebate Credit by following these steps:

1. Sign in to your TurboTax account.
2. Click on the “Take me to my return” button.
3. On the “My TurboTax” page, scroll down and click on the “Recovery Rebate Credit” link.
4. Answer the questions about your stimulus payment.
5. Click “Continue” and follow the instructions to complete your return.

Enter your information

In order to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit, you’ll need to enter your information into TurboTax. This includes your social security number, date of birth, and address. You’ll also need to enter information about your dependents, if you have any. Once you’ve entered all of your information, you’ll be able to claim the credit on your taxes.

Click on the “Submit” button

Once you have completed the questions related to the Recovery Rebate Credit, click on the “Submit” button at the bottom of the screen.

Conclusion

Now that you know how to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit on your taxes, you can get your full refund without any hassle. Be sure to follow the instructions carefully and have all the required documents on hand to make the process go smoothly. And if you have any questions, our tax experts at TurboTax will be happy to help.

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