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If you are unmarried and at least 65 years of age, then you must file an income tax return if your gross income is $11,500 or more. However, if you live on Social Security benefits, you don't include this in gross income. If this is the only income you receive, then your gross income equals zero, and you don't have to file a federal income tax return. But if you do earn other income that is not tax-exempt, then each year you must determine whether the total exceeds $11,500. If you are married and file a joint return with a spouse who is also 65 or older, you must file a return if your combined gross income is $22,400 or more. If your spouse is under 65 years old, then the threshold amount decreases to $21,200. Keep in mind that these income thresholds only apply to the 2013 tax year, and generally increase slightly each year.
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Do you have to file taxes every year?

Technically no, if you don't have more than 4k in income, butit is smart to file even if it is zero, so you have no breaks inyour tax transcript. . Anyone may file a return. It is generally a good idea for manyreasons. . Many people who may not have to file a return (generallybecause their earning (MORE)

What should you do if you have not filed taxes for years?

Unpaid Taxes The problem is there is something called a Statute of Limitations(SOL) on your liability for taxes for any period. (There is alsoone limiting the period of time the Gov't has to allow you tocorrect an error and get a refund). After the SOL period the IRScan't really bug you about them. (MORE)

How do you get last years tax file?

I was just asking myself the same question. I got this answer; hope it helps!. It happens every year. Just when you get motivated to get rolling on your taxes, you realize you can't find the return you filed last year. Aaaarrrrggg!. First off, don't panic if you can't find the return. Yes, you nee (MORE)

Who must file income tax?

Go to the IRS gov website and use the search box for Do You Need to File a Federal Income Tax Return? You can also go to the Do You Have to File section of the Form 1040 Instructions, Form 1040A Instructions, and Form 1040EZ Instructions to determine if you are required to file a tax return. You mu (MORE)

How old do you have to be to file for taxes?

There is no minimum or maximum age to file taxes.. Taxes are required based on income.. (Generally, young people, even with income, are claimed as a dependent by their parents and any income they have will also basically become income of the parent).

I am 85 years old do I still have to file my taxes?

Of course....age is not a consideration in filing. Income is.. Moreover, even (or especially) if the IRS says you don't have to file, who do you think that benefits, you or them?. Your last tax return will be filed, by your estate, after your death.

How do you file for last years taxes?

Go to and get the forms for 2008 (tax year 2007) and follow the directions. You may also be able to obtain last year's software. The tax laws have changed, so using this year's tax programs and forms would not be appropriate. If you owe taxes for last year that were not withheld, you will (MORE)

Does a 17 year old file a tax return?

Generally, they are claimed as a dependent and included with their parents.. However, if that isn't the case, and they made income, they would need and want to.. See the q; How much income do you have to earn before you file income tax

Can a sixteen year old file taxes if they worked at a fast food corporation?

Yes . . . If he/she paid any Federal or State Tax (if applicable) then the information needed would be on his/her W-2 that he/she receives from that fast food corporation (unless, of course, he/she was being paid under the table which is not legal). They would just have to be sure to indicate that s (MORE)

How much money will you receive for a one-year-old dependent when you file your taxes?

Without having your filing status (Single, Married Filing Jointly, etc.) and income, it's not possible to determine your tax benefit. In general terms, your one-year-old dependent is entitled to a dependent exemption. That exemption reduces your income by $3,650, in addition to whatever other exempt (MORE)

How do you find out what tax year you did not file?

one way is to write to tax department,ex.irs or state your concerned about,get their records on file.. ans . Keeping in mind your right to not self incriminate, you may want to get specific assistance before doing that.

As a missionary what forms must you file for Taxes?

This varies widely according to location, the way you are paid as a missionary and a variety of other factors. You may be required to file a Schedule C to declare Social Security as self-employed while not being self-employed for any other purpose in you federal taxes. An extensive primer has bee (MORE)

How do you file your 2007 taxes this year?

As these questions are undated, I can only assume that you are asking how to file your 2007 taxes late; i.e., past the last filing date of October 15, 2008.. First, get the forms you need. They are readily available on the IRS website.. Fill them out. Check your entries and math carefully.. Sign (MORE)

Does a 9 year old have to file income tax?

If they have sufficient income, yes. Age is not a factor in determining filing requirements (except for some senior citizens). . The parents should help them, of course.

How old do you have to be to not file income tax?

Age is NOT one of the requirements of when you must file 1040 federal income tax return. As long as your are still breathing and have the required taxable income amounts you will be required to file a 1040 federal income tax return and pay any income taxes that may be due on the taxable amount of yo (MORE)

How do you file taxes from a different year?

You can find federal forms from previous years here:,,id=98339,00.html Just fill them out and mail them in as if you were filing on time. Don't worry about any interest or penalties, the IRS will send you a bill if one applies. If they owe you a refund, y (MORE)

Can a 16 year old file income tax?

A sixteen year old can file income tax and, if the 16 year old had sufficient income, the 16 year old must file tax. There are no upper or lower age limits on income tax obligations. Even if the 16 year old didn't owe any tax, if taxes were withheld from the 16 year old's wages, the 16 year old s (MORE)

What tax year return must be filed if your fiscal year ends on December 28 2008?

This would be your FYE '08 to be (generally) put on Forms saying Year '07. And, with the 2.5 month standard until filing and the normal 6 month automatic extension of time to file, means it probably won't be required until Sept of 09.. However, this may not hold true for States, many of which have (MORE)

When must you file your taxes by?

If you are talking about your federal income taxes, the deadline is April 15 of the following year (or the next business day if April 15 is a weekend or holiday). For example, your 2008 tax return must be filed by April 15, 2009. If you missed the deadline, file your tax return as soon as possibl (MORE)

If 85 years old do you have to file a tax return?

Unless you are referring to a STATE tax exemption due to age - during a quick search. I could find no such age exemption for filing U.S. Federal tax returns with the IRS. However, IRS regulations are voluminous and, if I were you, just to make certain, I would cal lthe IRS '800' information number a (MORE)

You are now 72 years old how long must you file annual income tax returns?

Age is NOT one of the requirements of when you must file 1040 federal income tax return. As long as you are still breathing and have the required taxable income amounts you will be required to file a 1040 federal income tax return and pay any income taxes that may be due on the taxable amount of y (MORE)

Can a 19 year old file for income tax?

Yes. If you are a qualifying child dependent or qualifying relative dependent of another taxpayer the you will have to check the box on the 1040 income tax return that you are using indicating that you are being claimed as a dependent and would have to use the worksheet that is provided in the instr (MORE)

Do you need to file old tax for a year I show a lost and had no income as self-employed?

You can file as a schedule C and there may be benefits to you for filing the losses and business deductions. But after about 3 years of loss, the IRS would like you to file the company as a "hobby" and not a schedule C business. But they understand, especially during this time, that there will be lo (MORE)

Does a 16 year old file income tax in Canada?

Ones age does not determine if a person files taxes or not, what it matters is how much money the person made that year. What was the income of the person that year, is what determines the income tax filling status.

Can you file taxes at 17 years old?

Yes you can file a federal income tax return and if you had a employer and you were an employee if any federal income tax was withheld from your gross earnings wages it is possible that you could get a refund of some or all of the FIT that was withheld. It is possible that a taxpayer can meet the MU (MORE)

Can you file your 34 year old as a dependent on your taxes?

Only after all of the rules or met for this purpose that you both will have to meet. You and your adult 34 year would be the only one that would know if the 34 year old could be claimed as your qualifying relative dependent on your income tax return. For all of the rules go to the IRS gov website (MORE)

Does an 80 year old need to file taxes?

You must file taxes if you earn the following amounts of income: Self-employed, any age: $400 Children and Teens classified as a dependent: $5,700 Single, under 65: $9,350 Single, over 65: $10,750 Married, filing jointly, both spouses under 65: $18,700 Married, filing join (MORE)

What are the advantages of not filing you 19 year old on your taxes?

In keeping with the TOS and intent to be the source of the answers, we would suggest that tax questions are frequently very complex and that there are a number of free services available to handle your specific issue. A suggestion on how to find some are below. (MORE)

How much money can a seventeen year old make without filing taxes?

A self employed taxpayer would be required to file an income tax return if business operation had a net profit of 400 and pay the social security and Medicare taxes that would be due plus any income tax that may be due after adding the net profit to all other gross income on the 1040 tax form and th (MORE)

What if you have not filed your taxes for this year?

You should proceed to do this and complete your income tax return correctly. Get help with your tax problems at IRS's nationwide open house. The Internal Revenue Service will host a special nationwide Open House on Saturday May 15 to help small businesses and individuals solve tax problems. Approxim (MORE)

Must you file a tax return if on disability?

Yes this could be possible depending on the type of disability pay that you are receiving and also if you have any other sources of worldwide income that you would have to report on your 1040 income tax return.

Do you have to file your taxes this year?

Not filing your taxes if you have the income is criminal. It is not something anyone does because they want to. It is a requirement. Those who fail to meet the requirements to require filing (which are different than paying), are the ones that really should file, because they probably have (MORE)

When must you file your federal income tax?

You can file for federal income tax anytime before April 15th 2011, which is the last date for filing federal tax return. However, If you feel that you need more time for tax filing, then you have the option of tax extension. Tax extension grants you 6 months of extension for tax filing but that doe (MORE)

Why must you file your taxes on April 15th?

it is necessary that you file your taxes by April 15th because that is the last date kept by the IRS for tax filing and if you don't by the due date, then you will be levied with heavy penalties which I'm sure you wouldn't want to pay. However, there is another solution to not filing for taxes by (MORE)

Must you file taxes even though you made no income?

If you filed a return last year you should file a return this year. It is only an information return so the IRS will know that you had no taxes due. If you do not file then they may assess you for an estimated amount based on the previous year's return. ans Simple Common Sense: It really ma (MORE)

How should a sixteen year old file for taxes?

Use the basic Easy Form from your local Post Office. That being said, a sixteen year old living at home with parents or a parent who is also filing taxes has to coordinate their tax return with their parent(s). When I was 16 I was supporting my mom and sisters who did not have income so I used the (MORE)

Who must file an individual income tax return?

If you are earning money from either a job, wages of some kind, or the government, you must file a individual income tax return. There are factors though that say if you do not make a certain amount that it is not needed to be taxed.

Can a 17 year old file income taxes and claim his sister and disabled mother?

Generally no, unless the 17 year old is earning a great deal of income (i.e. actor). Usually a minor is not making enough money to support a sibling and/or parent. The parent is usually getting income from other sources (Social Security benefits, welfare, child support, etc), so they don't qualify a (MORE)

How old you have to be to file taxes?

Taxes are not age-dependent. In general, if you make money, then you have to file taxes. In some cases parents are allowed to fold the income of their minor children into their own tax returns, but if you have income at all, then SOMEBODY has to pay taxes on it.

Must the self employed file tax form 1040?

In general yes if your business is a proprietorship. You will also have to file the 1040-se self employment tax and the 1040-c profit or loss from a proprietorship as part of your regular income. . If your business incorporated you will file a tax return for the corporation and your personal taxes w (MORE)