Tax returns filed by the state tax collections or can be filed by IRS. The form of tax return contains the information and calculation about the taxes like income tax, sales tax etc. In US, there is standard form for US individuals, it is called form 1040, variations can be made such as 1040EZ and 1040A according to different supplement forms.
Tax returns are base on three parameters
What is filing status?
The filing status is a persons marital status. It is based on the marital status of the last day of year. Filing requirements for tax returns can vary according to a taxpayer’s filing status. According to law of state it is essential that everyone who earn must file a tax return. There is different rules and regulations for the elder and or children who are under the age of 14. Remember, there is also certain limits of income for filing the tax return. If the individuals gross income not exceeds that limit then there is no need to file a tax return. The income that should file tax return includes the employment income, income from self-employment and investment income.
In America many individuals pay tax online rather than filling a form by pen and paper. Several companies now offering free/ paid services for preparing tax returns. Online you will find many websites that display tax tables and tax rates and their schedules for the current year. These websites also provide downloadable forms and publications. You can also see online, the status of reports on tax returns and store records of previous year’s tax return to taxpayers.
Electronic tax filing process has made the tax filing process completely paperless and easy. IRS has replaced the handwritten signatures on paper with electronic-enabled numbers. Electronically tax filing enables the payment method with credit cards or make direct deposits of tax.