Category Archives: Filing Status

Using a PIN to File Tax Return Electronically

If you file your tax returns electronically using software to file online, you must sign the tax return using the method of self-signed personal identification number ( PIN).This method allows taxpayers to electronically sign your tax on personal income by selecting a PIN five digits.   Using PIN to file Tax The PIN consists of five digits (excluding all zeros)… Read More »

Summary of Dependency Tests

Dependency tests… you need to pass all 3 of them in order to be a dependent. These are from your parents point of view.   What are the Dependency Tests? Joint Return Test You generally cannot claim a married person as a dependent if he or she files a joint return. Exceptions in Pub 501… Read More »