Q: How long does it take for the IRS to accept a tax return?
Q: How much do you have to make before you have to file taxes?
Q: Do I have to file taxes if I did not work?
Even if you earned income last year, if it falls below the IRS minimum you don’t have to file a tax return. The minimum varies according to your age and filing status — whether you are single, head of household, filing jointly with your spouse or you canbe claimed as a dependent on someone else’s taxes.
Q: Do you have to file a tax return if you don't owe money?
The IRS has general filing requirements for most taxpayers. Even if no tax is owed, most people file a return if their gross income is more than the sum of the standard deduction and a personal exemption. The standard deduction amount you can take will depend on your filing status and age.