Nashville, TN asked in Tax Law for Tennessee

Q: 2010 earned income credit and child tax credit

In 2009 I filed a tax return I claim both my nephew's who I was supporting I was audited by the IRS it took me three years to resolve the matter in 2010 I filed my return and I claim them both again which was denied I filled out form 8862 and submit it to them I was refund 2009 return and only the taxes I paid in for 2010 but never got the child tax credit and earned income credit for that year. Has the statute of limitations ran out do I have any legal recourse to get the money they owe me for the tax credits from 2010?

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D. Mathew Blackburn

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  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Englewood, CO

A: Refunds are limited to three years from the return filed date or two years from the date paid.

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