Do You Need to File a Federal Income Tax Return?
Authored By: Internal Revenue Service
Many people will file a Federal income tax return even though the income on the return was below the filing requirement. The questions below will help you determine if you need to file a Federal Income Tax return or if you need to stop your withholding so you will not have to file an unnecessary return in the future. Even if you do not have to file a return, you should file one to get a refund of any Federal Income Tax withheld.