Chapter 2: Tax Filing Status
In this chapter of Free Tax Course, you will learn about tax filing status. There are five tax filing status
allowed on a tax return. They are:
Tax filing status 1: Single
Tax filing status 2: Married filing joint
Tax filing status 3: Married filing separate
Tax filing status 4: Head of Household
Tax filing status 5: Qualifying Widow(er) with dependent Child
Using the correct tax filing status is very important in filing tax return because the tax
filing status is used to determine a taxpayer's tax credits, tax deductions, tax rate, and much more.
What is Tax Filing Status?
Single Filing Status
Married Filing Jointly Filing
Married Filing Separately Filing
Head of Household Filing Status
Qualifying Widow(er) with Dependent
Tax Filing Status Help
See the IRS Publication 17 under the Filing Status section
when studying this section of Free Tax Course.