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Full time student with both earned and unearned income but

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Full time student with both earned and unearned income but total less than 9500. Student being claimed as dependent by parent with unearned income reported under form 8814 by parent. Does student still need to file tax return for own earned income as well as unearned income?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Stephen G. replied 4 years ago.

Stephen E. Grizey :

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Stephen E. Grizey :

Did you have federal and/or state income tax withheld? Not FICA, which isn't refundable; federal and/or state income tax.

Stephen E. Grizey :

If you are being claimed as a dependent by your parents, you may need to file as you won't be able to claim your personal exemption.