Tax Questions
 

Do I need to file a tax return?

 

Under certain circumstances, a taxpayer does not need to file a tax return. Depending on your tax filing status and the amount of money (gross income) you make, you may need to file a tax return. If you are a self employed person and makes at least $400, you will also need to file a tax return.

If your tax filing status is
AND at the end of 2007 you were..
Then file a tax return if your gross income were at least...
Single under 65 $8,750
65 or older $10,050
Married filing jointly under 65 (both spouses) $17,500
65 or older (one spouse) $18,550
65 or older (both spouses) $19,600
Married filing separately any age $3,400
Head of household under 65 $11,250
65 or older $12,550
Qualifying widow(er) with dependent Child under 65 $14,100
65 or older $15,150