The requirement is that you have fulfilled your required tax obligations. On the N-400
, it asks if you have failed to file "required" tax returns. And since you were not required to file a return for any of those years, you did not "fail to file required" returns. Therefore, you will not be required to provide any tax returns.
The checklist you probably are referring to is for general use, and covers every situation that might exist, even if it might not apply in your specific case.
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