Filing Status


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Filing Status

A group into which one classifies oneself when filing a tax return. In the United States, there are five filing statuses: single individual, married filing separately, married filing jointly, head of household, and qualifying widow(er) with dependent child. One's filing status is important to determining one's tax bracket and the credits and deductions to which one is entitled.
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How much depends on your other income and filing status.
The FTB announced the mailing of more than 90,000 audit letters to taxpayers to verify their Head of Household filing status on their 2013 state tax return.
If you supervise persons who are required to file, please check their filing status and remind them to file on time," Doss said.
The new Mobile Electronic Filing Status (ELF) App enhances the ability to easily monitor the status of e-filed tax returns from a smartphone or tablet.
A WEEK after being pulled up by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court for going slow and not filing status reports in the investigation into the multi- crore National Rural Health Mission ( NRHM) scam, the CBI has registered four fresh cases.
To get your refund status, you enter a Social Security number, which is masked and encrypted, then the filing status you used on your return, and finally you tap in the amount of the refund you expect from the return.
Responses were classified by SEC filing status and SBRL filing status: SEC Filing Status:
The book includes chapters on tax basics and tax planning, tax credits, tax-free income, deferring income, using deductions to reduce taxable income, reducing taxes through investing, shifting income within the household, and choosing the correct filing status and tax exemptions.
Department of Education to get information on a taxpayer's filing status, adjusted gross income and identify to help establish repayment amounts for student loans.
What you would pay would depend on income level, filing status and whether you itemize deductions on state and federal tax forms.
For instance, people sometimes claim a head of household filing status when they are not entitled to, said Mary Ann Quay, co-managing partner at Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman, an accounting firm in Glendora.
Exemption amounts differ, depending on the taxpayer's filing status, and are phased out if AMT income exceeds certain limits.