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Single

In American taxation, the filing status for a legally unmarried person who does not qualify for any other filing status. In other words, single is the default filing status. This may affects one's tax liability; for example, single filers have lower income limits for most exemptions.

Single

The filing status used by an unmarried taxpayer who does not qualify for any other filing status.
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Thus, contrary to the statement in the preamble that Congress "did not make clear how sections 41(f)(1) and 41(c)(7) interact," the foregoing excerpt of the explanation of the 1989 statutory changes demonstrates that Congress understood that the single taxpayer rule would be applied in determining the amount of a taxpayer's gross receipts in situations where the "single taxpayer" was comprised of both foreign and domestic controlled corporations.
Similarly, if this single taxpayer had $10,000 of qualifying deductions subject to the phase-out penalty, the deduction surcharge penalty would be zero at AGIs of $366,667 or more.
Beginning for the tax year of 2005, the taxable income for married taxpayers filing joint tax returns that is subject to the fifteen percent tax rate will be similarly increased to eventually equal 200 percent of the taxable income for single taxpayer that is subject to the fifteen percent tax rate.
If a same-sex couple was legally married in a state that recognizes same-sex marriage, but lives and files taxes in a state that doesn't, the taxpayers will file their federal return under the rules for married taxpayers and file individual state tax returns under the state's rules for single taxpayers.
For example, a single taxpayer would have to have an income of about $190,400 before the penalty for a full year would overtake the lower end of the estimated average bronze premium range (again, based on an estimated 2016 filing threshold: (2.
These withholding changes, now permanent - or as permanent as any tax law can be - are designed to benefit low- and middle-income wage earners, defined as single taxpayers earning less than $53,200 or married taxpayers jointly earning less than $90,200.
While this has no effect on the single taxpayer, a married couple may easily be underwithheld if their combined income is more than $250,000 but neither makes more than $200,000 individually.
Without the patch, a single taxpayer with two young children in day care and annual wages of $50,000 would have to pay $225 in federal income taxes, according to the IRS.
1) Once a single taxpayer has taxable income over $109,100, all of his taxable income is, in effect, taxed at a flat 28% and his marginal tax rate falls to 28%.
Meet Certain Income Thresholds: In order to qualify for the full $8,000 tax credit, a single taxpayer cannot have a modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) that is greater than $75,000.
41-6, all members of a controlled group of corporations (or trades or businesses under common control) are treated as a single taxpayer, and the group credit amount is allocated to each member in proportion to the stand-alone entity credits of the members of the controlled group (if the group credit does not exceed the aggregate stand-alone credits of the group members).
When is it beneficial for a single taxpayer with dependent children to file as Head of Household?