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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A taxpayer's filing status can affect which credits and deductions they're eligible for, the value of their standard deduction and their tax bracket.
A taxpayers filing status can affect which credits and deductions theyre eligible for, the value of their standard deduction and their tax bracket.
The Tax Court, reversing its holding in prior cases and following two earlier circuit court decisions, held that rules barring married taxpayers from changing their filing status from separate to joint do not extend to a return originally filed as single but later switched to joint.
If you supervise persons who are required to file, please check their filing status, and remind them to file," Doss said.
Whether or not you need to submit a return depends entirely upon your personal situation, such as your level of income, filing status, age and other factors.
According to SECP press statement, the FBR wanted to confirm the filing status of these companies with the SECP for the year 2014.
How much depends on your other income and filing status.
In October 2013, The CPA Journal published "Marital Status after DOMA: Exploring the Practical Tax Implications," by Mark Jackson, Sonja Pippin, and Richard Mason, which noted the potential implications of Windsor at the federal level: the issues of filing status, tax rates, various deductions, and the earned income credit.
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.
Before discussing in detail in Parts II and III the specific authorities on joint filing of state income tax returns in the states relevant to this article, we briefly review the structure of state income tax in the United States and the issue of federal conformity both generally and as to filing status (i.
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.