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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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Example 4: Unmarried taxpayers A and B are joint owners of a house, each owning a 50% interest in the house.
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Personal Replaced with the Family Credit (I) available to all Exemptions taxpayers: $3,300 credit for married couples; $2,800 credit for unmarried taxpayers with child; $1,650 credit for unmarried taxpayers; $1,150 credit for dependent taxpayers; additional $1,500 credit for each child and $500 credit for each other dependent.
Married taxpayers Former Revised Exclusion Year threshold threshold ends 1993 $60,000 $68,250 $ 98,250 1994 $61,850 $70,350 $100,350 1995 $63,450 $72,150 $102,150 Unmarried taxpayers Former Revised Exclusion Year threshold threshold ends 1993 $40,000 $45,500 $60,500 1994 $41,200 $46,900 $61,900 1995 $42,300 $48,100 $63,100
In 2005, the AMT exemption reverts to the current amount of $45,000 for married couples filing a joint return and surviving spouses, $33,750 for unmarried taxpayers (not surviving spouses), and $22,500 for married taxpayers filing separately.