Who must file a 2013 income tax return | Milwaukee Tax Preparation and Accounting

 

The rules for filing 2013 tax returns are straightforward for most people. Marital status, age, and income level are generally the determining factors. Heres a quick overview of the income levels at which a 2013 return is required.

 

*Single individual…..$10,000

 

*Single individual, 65 or older…..$11,500

 

*Married individual, separate return, regardless of age…..$3,900

 

*Married couple, joint return…..$20,000

 

*Married couple, joint return, one spouse 65 or older…..$21,200

 

*Married couple, joint return, both spouses 65 or older…..$22,400

 

*Head of household…..$12,850

 

*Head of household, 65 or older…..$14,350

 

*Qualifying widow or widower (surviving spouse)…..$16,100

 

*Qualifying widow or widower (surviving spouse), 65 or older…..$17,300

 

Different IRS rules govern filing for dependents, those who owe special taxes (e.g., self-employment tax), children under age 19 and noncitizens. Also taxpayers due a refund should file regardless of income level.

 

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