Do minor children need to file income taxes?

Answer Minor children claimed as dependents must file federal taxes if their unearned income (taxable interest, dividends, etc.) exceeded $950, their earned income (wages, tips) exceeded $5,400 or the two... Read More »

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Do children with income have to file taxes?

Any dependent that earns more than $5,700 and is not blind needs to file taxes. If the dependent is blind, she is allowed to earn $7,100 before filing federal taxes. So if your child has a part-tim... Read More »

At what income does a minor have to file an income tax return?

As of the 2009 tax year, if a minor has gross income of more than $9,350, she must file income taxes. Gross income is the total amount of taxable income the child earns during the year. If the mino... Read More »

Can You File State Income Taxes Before Federal Taxes?

Although you do not have to file your federal return first, many states' tax returns require information from your federal return. This means you will have to complete your federal return before yo... Read More »

What is the income required to file income taxes?

The income level required to file taxes depends on filing status and age. For 2009, single taxpayers younger than 65 were required to file taxes if they had a gross income of $9,350 or more. Single... Read More »