Does a student need to file taxes?

Answer As of 2009, students claimed as dependents must file taxes if their unearned income was more than $950 or their earned income was more than $5,700. Students who are not claimed as dependents must f... Read More »

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Do You Need to File Taxes if You Are a Student?

Being a student does not automatically exempt you from having to file taxes in the United States. If you were an employee and earned an income, were self-employed or received income like tips that ... Read More »

Does a working student have to file for taxes?

If your income exceeds the threshold to file taxes, you must file even if you are a working student. If you are a dependent, the thresholds are $950 of unearned income or $5,700 of earned income fo... Read More »

Do you claim student loans when you file taxes? do not have to claim loans as income because you have to pay them back.FYI - Anything that you have to claim on your taxes has to send you a W-2 or some other kind of form listing the amo... 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 »