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Amend 2012 tax return Publication 501 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Amend 2012 tax return Tax questions. Amend 2012 tax return Useful Items - You may want to see: What's New Who must file. Amend 2012 tax return   In some cases, the amount of income you can receive before you must file a tax return has increased. Amend 2012 tax return Table 1 shows the filing requirements for most taxpayers. Amend 2012 tax return Exemption amount. Amend 2012 tax return  The amount you can deduct for each exemption has increased. Amend 2012 tax return It was $3,800 for 2012. Amend 2012 tax return It is $3,900 for 2013. Amend 2012 tax return Exemption phaseout. Amend 2012 tax return  You lose at least part of the benefit of your exemptions if your adjusted gross income is above a certain amount. Amend 2012 tax return For 2013, the phaseout begins at $150,000 for married individuals filing separate returns; $250,000 for single individuals; $275,000 for heads of household; and $300,000 for married individuals filing joint returns or qualifying widow(er)s. Amend 2012 tax return See Phaseout of Exemptions , later. Amend 2012 tax return Standard deduction increased. Amend 2012 tax return   The standard deduction for some taxpayers who do not itemize their deductions on Schedule A of Form 1040 is higher for 2013 than it was for 2012. Amend 2012 tax return The amount depends on your filing status. Amend 2012 tax return You can use the 2013 Standard Deduction Tables near the end of this publication to figure your standard deduction. Amend 2012 tax return Same-sex marriages. Amend 2012 tax return . Amend 2012 tax return  If you have a same-sex spouse whom you legally married in a state (or foreign country) that recognizes same-sex marriage, you and your spouse generally must use the married filing jointly or married filing separately filing status on your 2013 return, even if you and your spouse now live in a state (or foreign country) that does not recognize same-sex marriage. Amend 2012 tax return See Same-sex marriage under Marital Status, later. Amend 2012 tax return If you meet certain requirements, you may be able to file amended returns to change your filing status for some earlier years. Amend 2012 tax return For details on filing amended returns, see Joint Return After Separate Returns . Amend 2012 tax return Reminders Future developments. Amend 2012 tax return  Information about any future developments affecting Publication 501 (such as legislation enacted after we release it) will be posted at www. Amend 2012 tax return irs. Amend 2012 tax return gov/pub501. Amend 2012 tax return Taxpayer identification number for aliens. Amend 2012 tax return   If you are a nonresident or resident alien and you do not have and are not eligible to get a social security number (SSN), you must apply for an individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). Amend 2012 tax return Your spouse also may need an ITIN if he or she does not have and is not eligible to get an SSN. Amend 2012 tax return See Form W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number. Amend 2012 tax return Also, see Social Security Numbers for Dependents , later. Amend 2012 tax return Photographs of missing children. Amend 2012 tax return   The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Amend 2012 tax return Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Amend 2012 tax return You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. Amend 2012 tax return Introduction This publication discusses some tax rules that affect every person who may have to file a federal income tax return. Amend 2012 tax return It answers some basic questions: who must file; who should file; what filing status to use; how many exemptions to claim; and the amount of the standard deduction. Amend 2012 tax return Who Must File explains who must file an income tax return. Amend 2012 tax return If you have little or no gross income, reading this section will help you decide if you have to file a return. Amend 2012 tax return Who Should File helps you decide if you should file a return, even if you are not required to do so. Amend 2012 tax return Filing Status helps you determine which filing status to use. Amend 2012 tax return Filing status is important in determining whether you must file a return and whether you may claim certain deductions and credits. Amend 2012 tax return It also helps determine your standard deduction and tax rate. Amend 2012 tax return Exemptions, which reduce your taxable income, are discussed in Exemptions . Amend 2012 tax return Exemptions for Dependents explains the difference between a qualifying child and a qualifying relative. Amend 2012 tax return Other topics include the social security number requirement for dependents, the rules for multiple support agreements, and the rules for divorced or separated parents. Amend 2012 tax return Phaseout of Exemptions explains how to determine whether you must reduce the dollar amount of exemptions you claim and, if so, the amount of the reduction. Amend 2012 tax return Standard Deduction gives the rules and dollar amounts for the standard deduction — a benefit for taxpayers who do not itemize their deductions. Amend 2012 tax return This section also discusses the standard deduction for taxpayers who are blind or age 65 or older, as well as special rules that limit the standard deduction available to dependents. Amend 2012 tax return In addition, this section helps you decide whether you would be better off taking the standard deduction or itemizing your deductions. Amend 2012 tax return How To Get Tax Help explains how to get tax help from the IRS. Amend 2012 tax return This publication is for U. Amend 2012 tax return S. Amend 2012 tax return citizens and resident aliens only. Amend 2012 tax return If you are a resident alien for the entire year, you must follow the same tax rules that apply to U. Amend 2012 tax return S. Amend 2012 tax return citizens. Amend 2012 tax return The rules to determine if you are a resident or nonresident alien are discussed in chapter 1 of Publication 519, U. Amend 2012 tax return S. Amend 2012 tax return Tax Guide for Aliens. Amend 2012 tax return Nonresident aliens. Amend 2012 tax return    If you were a nonresident alien at any time during the year, the rules and tax forms that apply to you may be different from those that apply to U. Amend 2012 tax return S. Amend 2012 tax return citizens. Amend 2012 tax return See Publication 519. Amend 2012 tax return Comments and suggestions. Amend 2012 tax return    We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Amend 2012 tax return   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Amend 2012 tax return NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Amend 2012 tax return Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Amend 2012 tax return   You can send your comments from www. Amend 2012 tax return irs. 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Amend 2012 tax return We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. Amend 2012 tax return Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 559 Survivors, Executors, and Administrators 929 Tax Rules for Children and Dependents Form (and Instructions) 1040X Amended U. Amend 2012 tax return S. Amend 2012 tax return Individual Income Tax Return 2848 Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative 8332 Release/Revocation of Release of Claim to Exemption for Child by Custodial Parent 8814 Parents' Election To Report Child's Interest and Dividends Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications