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Are you talking about gross income?
How old are you? Are you single?
If you are single, under age 65, and your gross income is less than $9,500., you were not required to file a tax return for 2011.
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That also presumes that you don't have any self-employment income in excess of $400.
Do you have any follow-up questions?
Is California your resident state & if so, what is the other state you worked in & did you have state income tax withheld from that state?