How do I know if I have to file a tax return?

If you meet certain requirements, then you will need to file a tax return. Some of these factors include:

  • Gross Income
  • Filing Status
  • Age
  • Resident Status
  • If Someone Claims You As A Dependent
  • Self-Employment Earnings Are At Least $400
  • You Received Distributions From A Health Savings Account

If you are ever unsure of whether or not you are required to file taxes, the IRS has a simple online questionnaire to help you.