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 I need to file income taxes if all I have is interest income?

Whether you need to file taxes on interest income alone depends on your filing status, age and dependency status. For 2009, a single taxpayer under age 65 with less than $9,350 in taxable income w... Read More »

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 do you need to file taxes?

In general, taxpayers who earn more than $5,700 in a tax year are required to file income taxes for that tax year. However, the income tax law does have loopholes and exemptions for those persons o... Read More »

How much do you need to make to file income taxes?

You should file income taxes if you made any money. This is because even though you may not make enough to have to pay at the end of the year, you may be eligible for a refund. However, if you made... Read More »