Must an 88 year old file taxes?

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If you are unmarried and at least 65 years of age, then you must file an income tax return if your gross income is $11,500 or more. However, if you live on Social Security benefits, you don't include this in gross income. If this is the only income you receive, then your gross income equals zero, and you don't have to file a federal income tax return. But if you do earn other income that is not tax-exempt, then each year you must determine whether the total exceeds $11,500. If you are married and file a joint return with a spouse who is also 65 or older, you must file a return if your combined gross income is $22,400 or more. If your spouse is under 65 years old, then the threshold amount decreases to $21,200. Keep in mind that these income thresholds only apply to the 2013 tax year, and generally increase slightly each year.
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I am 85 years old do I still have to file my taxes?

Of course....age is not a consideration in filing. Income is.. Moreover, even (or especially) if the IRS says you don't have to file, who do you think that benefits, you or

Does a 17 year old file a tax return?

Generally, they are claimed as a dependent and included with their parents.. However, if that isn't the case, and they made income, they would need and want to.. See the q;

Does a 9 year old have to file income tax?

If they have sufficient income, yes. Age is not a factor in determining filing requirements (except for some senior citizens). . The parents should help them, of course.

Can a 16 year old file income tax?

A sixteen year old can file income tax and, if the 16 year old had sufficient income, the 16 year old must file tax. There are no upper or lower age limits on income tax oblig

If 85 years old do you have to file a tax return?

Unless you are referring to a STATE tax exemption due to age - during a quick search. I could find no such age exemption for filing U.S. Federal tax returns with the IRS. Howe

You are now 72 years old how long must you file annual income tax returns?

Age is NOT one of the requirements of when you must file 1040 federal income tax return. As long as you are still breathing and have the required taxable income amounts you

Does a 16 year old file income tax in Canada?

Ones age does not determine if a person files taxes or not, what it matters is how much money the person made that year. What was the income of the person that year, is what d

Can you file taxes at 17 years old?

Yes you can file a federal income tax return and if you had a employer and you were an employee if any federal income tax was withheld from your gross earnings wages it is pos

Does an 80 year old need to file taxes?

You must file taxes if you earn the following amounts of income: Self-employed, any age: $400 Children and Teens classified as a dependent: $5,700 Single, un

What are the advantages of not filing you 19 year old on your taxes?

In keeping with the TOS and intent to be the source of the answers, we would suggest that tax questions are frequently very complex and that there are a number of free service

How should a sixteen year old file for taxes?

Use the basic Easy Form from your local Post Office. That being said, a sixteen year old living at home with parents or a parent who is also filing taxes has to coordinate the