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 »

Does a student need to file a federal tax return?

A student may need to file a federal tax return, depending on income. If someone can claim you as a dependent and you had an earned income of more than $5,700 last year, you must file a return. Une... Read More »

Does a volunteer organization need to file taxes?

A volunteer organization is considered a nonprofit organization. As such, the Form 990 must be filed annually to keep track of a nonprofits' accounting of revenues. If the volunteer organization ha... Read More »