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General Filing Questions

Do I Need to File a Tax Return?
Determine if you are required to file a federal tax return or should file to get a refund.

What is the due date of my federal tax return and am I eligible to request an extension?
Determine the due date of your federal tax return or whether you are eligible to file for an extension.

How Much Can I Deduct for Each Exemption I Claim?
Determine the dollar amount for each exemption you are eligible to claim.

What is My Filing Status?
Determine your filing status: Single, Head of Household, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, or Qualifying Widow(er) with Dependent Child.

Who Can I Claim as a Dependent?
Determine who you may claim as a dependent.

What is the simplest form to use to file my taxes?
Determine the simplest Form 1040 series tax return you can file.

Can I Claim My Personal and/or Spousal Exemption?
Determine if you are eligible to claim your and/or your spouse's personal exemption.

How Do I File a Deceased Person's Tax Return?
Determine who must file a decedent's individual tax return and when.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 11-Feb-2015