There may be many reasons why you didn't file a tax return last year, but if you're unsure you can use this IRS tool to figure out if you were required to file a return.
You should file right away. You have 3 years to claim your money (by filing) before you lose it forever. You won't be charged a late fee.
You have to file taxes. You may get charged a late fee. It depends on the reason why you did not pay or file your taxes. You might be able to claim “reasonable causes,” things like serious illness or a natural disaster.
If you still have questions or would like to schedule an your free tax prep appointment, call 211 or visit our friends the Miami Tax Pros