Maybe. There are multiple factors such as income, filing status, dependents and age to determine your filing requirements. Even if you don’t need to file a tax return, there are times when you should. You may qualify for a tax refund even if you don’t have to file. However, you must file a return to claim it. Here are a few possibilities. If you had federal withholding, that may result in a refund. You also might qualify for various refundable credits such as Earned Income Tax Credit, Additional Child Tax Credit and American Opportunity Credit.