Children and other Dependents who must file a 2020 Tax Return

 Children and other Dependents who must file a Tax Return:

Single Dependents

65 or older or blind- If NO 

You must file a Tax Return if any apply:

  • Unearned income over $1,100.

  • Earned Income was over $12,400.

  • Gross income was more than the larger of-

      • $1,100 or

      • Earned income $12,050 in addition to $350.

 

 

Single Dependents

65 or older- If YES   

You must file a Tax Return if any apply:    

  • Unearned Income was over $2,750 or $4,400 if your 65 or over and blind.

  • Earned Income was over $14,050 or $15,700 if your 65 or over and blind.

  • Gross income was more than the larger of-

      • $2,750 or $4,400 if your 65 or over and blind or

      • Earned income $12,050 in addition to $2,000 or $3,650 if your 65 or over and blind. 

 

 Children and other Dependents who must file a Tax Return:

 

Married Dependents 

65 or older or blind- If NO

You must file a Tax Return if any apply:

  • Earned Income was over $1,100

  • Earned Income was over $12,400

  • Gross income was at least $5 and Taxpayer spouse files separate Tax Return and itemizes deductions.

  • Gross income was more than the larger of-

      • $1,100 or

      • Earned income $12,050 in addition to $350

 

Children and other Dependents who must file a Tax Return:

 

Married Dependents

 65 or older or blind- If YES

 You must file a Tax Return if any apply:

  • Unearned income was over $2,400 ($3,700 if 65 or older and blind

  • Earned income was over $13,700 or $15,000 if 65 or older and blind. 

  • Gross income was at least $5 and the Taxpayer spouse files a separate return and itemizes deductions.

  • Gross income was more than the larger of-    

      • $2,400 or $3,700 if your 65 or older and blind or

      • Earned income $12,050 in addition to $1,650 or $2,950 if your 65 or over and blind.