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Your First Job

Whether it’s a summer job or part-time work after school, not all the money you earn will make it to your pocket. Find out why.

Do You Need to File a Federal Income Tax Return?
Every year millions of people file federal income tax returns even though they are not required to. Find out if your income is below the filing requirement.

File Your Return Using IRS e-file
Use the internet and get your refund directly deposited to your bank account.

What Tax Records To Keep
Now that you’ve filed, find out what records you should hang on to, and for how long.

Where’s My Refund?
You’ve filed your federal income tax return and now you want the lowdown on your refund. Track it through this secure Web site.
 

 


Helpful Forms

Form 1040EZ, Income Tax Return for Single filers and Joint Filers With No Dependents and the Instructions

Form 8863, Education Credits (Hope and Lifetime Learning Credits)

Form 8917, Tuition and Fees Deduction

Publication17, Your Federal Income Tax
 


Helpful Tools and Resources

What if I can’t pay?
File anyway. Check here if you file late or get a bill from IRS.

IRS Withholding Calculator
Having too much or too little tax withheld? Try this easy-to-use calculator.

Taxpayer Advocate Service
Experiencing economic harm? You may be eligible for TAS assistance.

Credits
Taxpayers should consider claiming tax credits for which they might be eligible when completing their federal income tax returns, advises the IRS. A tax credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction of taxes owed. Some credits are refundable – taxes could be reduced to the point that a taxpayer would receive a refund rather than owing any taxes.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 13-Mar-2014