Some tax returns are very straightforward and if you feel comfortable doing your own taxes, then there is no reason why you should not do your taxes yourself.
Qualifying widow or qualifying widower with dependent child is the last of the tax filing status allowed by the IRS.
When you are married without any dependents, then you have the choice of filing your tax return as a married couple filing jointly or married filing separately.
If you are legally married, you can choose to file your tax return as a married filing separately taxpayer or a married filing jointly taxpayer. Any married person can file as married filing separately if he or she chooses to.
Single is one of the 5 tax filing status. When you prepare your tax return, you need to choose your tax filing status. So, what is the definition of "single" for tax filing status?
When taxpayers want to know what tax brackets they are in, they often refer to the tax bracket chart which show tax rates and income levels side by side.
You need to know your income tax bracket in order to estimate how much tax you will pay to the IRS.
If you are filing your 2009 tax return, you will want to know tax brackets 2009. Below is a Tax Bracket Chart for the year 2009.
If you want to get tax refunds or lower your tax liability, then you can either find tax credits to claim or find tax deductions to lower your taxable income. Below are tax deduction questions.