How Much Do I Have to Make To File A Return?

Many taxpayers wonder how much they must make before filing a tax return. This tax calculator tool - FILEucator - will answer whether you need to file an IRS and or state tax return based on your income for a given tax year.

  • Even if you don't have to file an IRS and/or State Tax Return, there are some benefits to going through with it. Going by the past, one reason to file a tax return was to be able to claim unpaid stimulus payment(s) via the Recovery Rebate Credit. Generally, filing a tax return might benefit you in the future.

Returns are due on Tax Day or April 15; the last day to e-File a return each tax year is October 15 in the following calendar year. Find out the implications if you owe taxes but did not file on time: potential late filing tax penalties.

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Disclaimer: makes no warranty as to the accuracy of the results of this estimator or calculator tool. The results are estimates and for informational purposes only and should not be relied on for tax advice.

Tax return filing requirements are based on your income, age, dependency status, and any tax credits you may need to claim. The tool below is easy to use and will give you a fast answer to the question: Do you need to file a return? Want to read more about IT? IT = Incomes Taxes: details on whether you must or should file a tax return.

If you have determined that you need to file or that it would benefit you to file Taxes, start a free return on The eFile platform handles all the complicated federal and state tax forms and makes all calculations for you based on your entries.

Estimate your tax return using our free Tax Refund Calculator. Find out what your Tax Refund might be or if you owe Taxes.