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2020 tax return: Answering frequently asked questions

The coronavirus pandemic complicates tax returns because of stimulus checks, unemployment aid, home offices, and more.

Savannah Levins (WCNC), James Brierton (WCNC)

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Filing your taxes will be trickier this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about unemployment, working from home, life changes, and stimulus payments may need to be accounted for on your 2020 tax return.

“This stuff is so complicated, getting even more complicated," said Arthur Bartlett, director of Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy’s low-income tax clinic. “There's some COVID-19 specific things that people need to think about.”

Information from Bartlett, along with the IRS, is compiled here to answer your frequently asked questions about filing your 2020 tax returns amid the coronavirus pandemic.