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OK QUESTION A FRIEND OF MINE WORK A LITTLE BIT IN A JOB JUST

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OK QUESTION A FRIEND OF MINE WORK A LITTLE BIT IN A JOB JUST GOT AROUND $1800 AND FIW IS $185. YOU ARE NOT REQUIRE TO FILE A RETURN WITH THAT AMOUNT OF MONEY MADE RIGHT??
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  InfoTaxes replied 5 years ago.

InfoTaxes :

Hello and thank you for using justanswer.com

InfoTaxes :

Is he single?

Customer:

YES

InfoTaxes :

Is he a student?

Customer:

NO

InfoTaxes :

Since he only made $1800 he does not need to file because his gross income is under $9,500

Customer:

OH I SEE, SO ONLY WHEN YOU MADE THAT AMOUNT OF MONEY 9,500 YOU ARE REQUIERE BY LAW TO FILE

InfoTaxes :

Let me give you the table ----->



Table 1.



2011 Filing Requirements Chart for Most Taxpayers

considered to be age 19 at the end of

2011; you cannot make the election for





THEN file a return





if your gross





AND at the end of 2011 you income was at





IF your filing status is... were...



* least...**



single under 65 $9,500



·




Your child had gross income only from in-




65 or older $10,950




terest and dividends (including capital gain




head of household under 65 $12,200




distributions and Alaska Permanent Fund

dividends).





65 or older $13,650



·

The interest and dividend income was less




married, filing jointly



*** under 65 (both spouses) $19,000

than $9,500.




65 or older (one spouse) $20,150



·

Your child is required to file a return for

2011 unless you make this election.





65 or older (both spouses) $21,300



·

Your child does not file a joint return for




married, filing separately any age $3,700




2011.




qualifying widow(er) with under 65 $15,300




InfoTaxes :

Now, if he paid taxes he can file a tax return in order to get the money back

Customer:

THANKS

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