Do I Have to File a Tax Return?

The IRS takes a number of factors into consideration in determining who has to file a tax return, including filing status, age and income.

The following table lists the filing requirements for individuals.

Filing Requirements

You are required to file a tax return if your income exceeds the amount shown for your filing status and age.
Filing StatusAgeIncome
Singleunder 65

65 or older
$9,350

$10,750
Head of Householdunder 65

65 or older
$12,050

$13,450
Married, filing Jointlyunder 65 (both spouses)

65 or older (one spouse)

65 or older (both spouses)
$18,700

$19,800

$20,900
Married, filing separatelyany age$3,650
Qualifying widow(er) with dependent childunder 65

65 or older
$15,050

$16,150

 

Still not sure if you are required to file a tax return?  Need help filing your taxes?  Contact A+ Tax Services for a consultation.

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