Tax FAQ

What is my filing status? Your filing status details your personal relationships for tax purposes. Whether you are single, married, divorced or the sole provider for your... (Read More)
When must I pick single filing status? If on the last day of the tax year, you were unmarried, divorced, or legally separated from your spouse and you do not qualify for another filing... (Read More)
How do I qualify for married filing jointly filing status? If married, or were married on the last day of the tax year, and both you and your spouse agree to file a joint return, you can claim the married... (Read More)
Under what conditions should I choose to file as married filing separately? Even if you are married you can choose to file your taxes under the married filing separately status. This status may benefit you if you want... (Read More)
How do I obtain the head of household filing status? To file as Head of Household you must meet the following requirements: 1. You are unmarried or considered unmarried on the last day of the year.... (Read More)
What conditions need to apply to file as a qualifying widow(er) with dependent child filing status You can use this status if all of the following apply: 1. Your spouse died in the last two years and you did not will or will not remarry this... (Read More)
Who qualifies as a dependent? You are allowed an exemption for each person you claim as a dependent. You can claim an exemption for a dependent even if your dependent files... (Read More)
What conditions must be met to claim a qualifying Child? In order to be considered a Qualifying Child, the child must meet the four tests set out by the IRS's Uniform Definition. They are as follows:... (Read More)
How about a qualifying relative? A qualifying relative is similar to a qualifying child in that he or she must meet several tests. Generally speaking, the Qualifying relative... (Read More)

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