Posted byon November 30, 2010
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There are certain times when you must file a tax return.
But believe it or not, there are also times when you might want to file a tax return even though you aren’t required to do so!
The IRS specifies that you may want to file a tax return if any of the following situations apply to you:
In addition to the situations above, here are some specific tax credits that you will need to file your taxes to claim:
There are some additional reasons to file that involve prior year taxes:
Prior Year Minimum Tax. If you are eligible for the credit for prior year minimum tax.
Economic Stimulus. If you are making an amendment to a prior year taxes, there is one additional reason to file for year 2007. You need to file to claim the economic stimulus rebate paid in 2007.