How can my refund be more than the federal withholding on my W-2?
This usually happens when some credits you receive are refundable.
Examples of refundable tax credits include:
- Earned Income Credit (EIC)
- Additional child tax credit
- Part of the American Opportunity Credit — Form 8863
- Net Premium Tax Credit
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