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Tax credits for students Index A Abroad, citizens living, filing requirements, U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students Citizens or Resident Aliens Living Abroad Absence, temporary, Temporary absences. Tax credits for students , Temporary absences. Tax credits for students , Temporary absences. Tax credits for students Accounting periods, joint returns, Accounting period. Tax credits for students Adopted child, Exception for adopted child. Tax credits for students , Adopted child. Tax credits for students , Adopted child. Tax credits for students Taxpayer identification number, Taxpayer identification numbers for adoptees. Tax credits for students Age Filing status determination, Age. Tax credits for students Gross income and filing requirements (Table 1), Table 1. Tax credits for students 2013 Filing Requirements Chart for Most Taxpayers Standard deduction for age 65 or older, Higher Standard Deduction for Age (65 or Older) Test, Age Test Aliens Dual-status (see Dual-status taxpayers) Nonresident (see Nonresident aliens) Alimony, Alimony. Tax credits for students Alternative minimum tax (AMT), effect on filing requirements (Table 3), Table 3. Tax credits for students Other Situations When You Must File a 2013 Return Amended returns, Joint Return After Separate Returns, Changing your mind. Tax credits for students (see also Form 1040X) Change from itemized to standard deduction (or vice versa), Electing to itemize for state tax or other purposes. Tax credits for students American citizens abroad, U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students Citizens or Resident Aliens Living Abroad Annulled marriages, filing status, Annulled marriages. Tax credits for students Armed forces Combat zone, signing return for spouse, Spouse in combat zone. Tax credits for students Dependency allotments, Armed Forces dependency allotments. Tax credits for students GI Bill benefits, Tuition payments and allowances under the GI Bill. Tax credits for students Military quarters allotments, Tax-exempt military quarters allowances. Tax credits for students Assistance (see Tax help) ATINs (Adoption taxpayer identification numbers), Taxpayer identification numbers for adoptees. Tax credits for students B Birth of child, Death or birth. Tax credits for students Blind persons, standard deduction, Higher Standard Deduction for Blindness C Canada, resident of, U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students citizen or resident alien. Tax credits for students , Citizen or Resident Test, Child in Canada or Mexico. Tax credits for students Capital expenses, Capital expenses. Tax credits for students Child born alive, Child born alive. Tax credits for students Child care expenses, Child care expenses. Tax credits for students Child custody, Custodial parent and noncustodial parent. Tax credits for students Child support under pre-1985 agreement, Child support under pre-1985 agreement. Tax credits for students Child tax credit, Child tax credit. Tax credits for students Child, qualifying, Qualifying Child Children Adopted child (see Adoption) Adoption (see Adopted child) Birth of child, Death or birth. Tax credits for students , Death or birth. Tax credits for students Claiming parent, when child is head of household, Special rule for parent. Tax credits for students Custody of, Custodial parent and noncustodial parent. Tax credits for students Death of child, Death or birth. Tax credits for students , Death or birth. Tax credits for students Dividends of, Unearned income. Tax credits for students Filing requirements as dependents (Table 2), Table 2. Tax credits for students 2013 Filing Requirements for Dependents Investment income of child under age 18, Table 2. Tax credits for students 2013 Filing Requirements for Dependents , Unearned income. Tax credits for students Kidnapped, Kidnapped child. Tax credits for students , Kidnapped child. Tax credits for students Social security number, Social Security Numbers for Dependents Stillborn, Stillborn child. Tax credits for students Church employees, filing requirements (Table 3), Table 3. Tax credits for students Other Situations When You Must File a 2013 Return Citizen or resident test, Citizen or Resident Test Citizens outside U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students , filing requirements, U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students Citizens or Resident Aliens Living Abroad Common law marriage, Considered married. Tax credits for students Community property states, Community property states. Tax credits for students Cousin, Cousin. Tax credits for students Custody of child, Custodial parent and noncustodial parent. Tax credits for students D Death Of child, Death or birth of child. Tax credits for students Of dependent, Death or birth. Tax credits for students , Death or birth. Tax credits for students Of spouse, Spouse died during the year. Tax credits for students , Spouse died. Tax credits for students , Spouse died before signing. Tax credits for students , Death of spouse. Tax credits for students Decedents, Spouse died during the year. Tax credits for students , Decedent's final return. Tax credits for students (see also Death of spouse) Filing requirements, Deceased Persons Deductions Personal exemption, Personal Exemptions Standard deduction, Standard Deduction Dependent taxpayer test, Dependent Taxpayer Test Dependents Birth of, Death or birth. Tax credits for students Born and died within year, Born and died in 2013. Tax credits for students Child's earnings, Child's earnings. Tax credits for students Death of, Death or birth. Tax credits for students Earned income, Earned income. Tax credits for students Exemption for, Exemptions for Dependents Filing requirements, Table 2. Tax credits for students 2013 Filing Requirements for Dependents , Dependents Married, filing joint return, Joint Return Test, Joint Return Test (To Be a Qualifying Child) Not allowed to claim dependents, Dependent Taxpayer Test Qualifying child, Qualifying Child Qualifying relative, Qualifying Relative Social security number, Social Security Numbers for Dependents, Taxpayer identification numbers for adoptees. Tax credits for students Standard deduction for, Standard Deduction for Dependents Unearned income, Unearned income. Tax credits for students Disabled Child, Permanently and totally disabled. Tax credits for students Dependent, Disabled dependent working at sheltered workshop. Tax credits for students Divorced parents, Children of divorced or separated parents (or parents who live apart). Tax credits for students Divorced taxpayers Child custody, Custodial parent and noncustodial parent. Tax credits for students Filing status, Divorced persons. Tax credits for students , Divorce and remarriage. Tax credits for students , Divorced persons. Tax credits for students Joint returns, responsibility for, Divorced taxpayer. Tax credits for students Personal exemption, Divorced or separated spouse. Tax credits for students Domestic help, no exemption for, Housekeepers, maids, or servants. Tax credits for students Dual-status taxpayers Exemptions, Dual-status taxpayers. Tax credits for students Joint returns not available, Nonresident alien or dual-status alien. Tax credits for students E Earned income Defined for purposes of standard deduction, Earned income defined. Tax credits for students Dependent filing requirements (Table 2), Table 2. Tax credits for students 2013 Filing Requirements for Dependents Earned income credit Two persons with same qualifying child, Special Rule for Qualifying Child of More Than One Person Elderly persons Home for the aged, Home for the aged. Tax credits for students Standard deduction for age 65 or older, Higher Standard Deduction for Age (65 or Older) Equitable relief, Innocent spouse, Relief from joint responsibility. Tax credits for students Exemptions, Exemptions, Taxpayer identification numbers for adoptees. Tax credits for students Dependents, Exemptions for Dependents Personal (see Personal exemption) F Fair rental value, Fair rental value defined. Tax credits for students Figures (see Tables and figures) Filing requirements, Who Must File, Filing Status Filing status, Filing Status, Qualifying Widow(er) With Dependent Child Annulled marriages, Annulled marriages. Tax credits for students Change to Joint return after separate returns, Joint Return After Separate Returns Separate returns after joint return, Separate Returns After Joint Return, Kidnapped child. Tax credits for students Determination of, Filing status. Tax credits for students , Filing Status Head of household, Head of household or qualifying widow(er) with dependent child. Tax credits for students , Head of Household Marital status, determination of, Marital Status Married filing jointly (see Joint returns) Married filing separately (see Married filing separately) Unmarried persons (see Single taxpayers) Food benefits, Support provided by the state (welfare, food benefits, housing, etc. Tax credits for students ). Tax credits for students Foreign employment, filing requirements, U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students Citizens or Resident Aliens Living Abroad Foreign students, Foreign students' place of residence. Tax credits for students Form 1040 Personal exemption, Form 1040 filers. Tax credits for students Social security numbers, Social Security Numbers for Dependents Use of, How to file. Tax credits for students , How to file. Tax credits for students , How to file. Tax credits for students Form 1040A Personal exemption, Form 1040A filers. Tax credits for students Social security numbers, Social Security Numbers for Dependents Use of, How to file. Tax credits for students , How to file. Tax credits for students , How to file. Tax credits for students Form 1040EZ Personal exemption, Form 1040EZ filers. Tax credits for students Use of, How to file. Tax credits for students , How to file. Tax credits for students Form 1040X Change of filing status, Joint Return After Separate Returns Itemized deductions, change to standard deduction, Changing your mind. Tax credits for students Standard deduction, change to itemized deductions, Changing your mind. Tax credits for students Form 1099-B, Form 1099-B received. Tax credits for students Form 8814, parents' election to report child's interest and dividends, Election to report child's unearned income on parent's return. Tax credits for students Form 8857, innocent spouse relief, Relief from joint responsibility. Tax credits for students Form SS-5, social security number request, No SSN. Tax credits for students Form W-7, individual taxpayer identification number request, Taxpayer identification numbers for aliens. Tax credits for students Form W-7A, adoption taxpayer identification number request, Taxpayer identification numbers for adoptees. Tax credits for students Foster care payments and expenses, Foster care payments and expenses. Tax credits for students , Foster care. Tax credits for students Foster child, Foster child. Tax credits for students , Foster care payments and expenses. Tax credits for students , Foster child. Tax credits for students , Foster care. Tax credits for students Free tax services, Free help with your tax return. Tax credits for students Funeral expenses, Do Not Include in Total Support G GI Bill benefits, Tuition payments and allowances under the GI Bill. Tax credits for students Gross income Defined, Gross income. Tax credits for students Filing requirements (Table 1), Table 1. Tax credits for students 2013 Filing Requirements Chart for Most Taxpayers Dependent filing requirements (Table 2), Table 2. Tax credits for students 2013 Filing Requirements for Dependents Test, Gross Income Test Group-term life insurance, Table 3. Tax credits for students Other Situations When You Must File a 2013 Return H Head of household, Head of Household, Kidnapped child. Tax credits for students Exemption for spouse, Head of household. Tax credits for students Filing requirements (Table 1), Table 1. Tax credits for students 2013 Filing Requirements Chart for Most Taxpayers Health insurance premiums, Medical insurance premiums. Tax credits for students Help (see Tax help) Home Aged, home for, Home for the aged. Tax credits for students Cost of keeping up, Keeping Up a Home Household workers, no exemption for, Housekeepers, maids, or servants. Tax credits for students I Income Gross, Gross Income Test Tax exempt, Tax-exempt income. Tax credits for students Individual retirement arrangements (IRAs) Filing requirements (Table 3), Table 3. Tax credits for students Other Situations When You Must File a 2013 Return Married filing separately, Individual retirement arrangements (IRAs). Tax credits for students Individual taxpayer identification numbers (ITINs), Reminders, Taxpayer identification numbers for aliens. Tax credits for students Innocent spouse relief, Relief from joint responsibility. Tax credits for students Insurance premiums Life, Do Not Include in Total Support Medical, Medical insurance premiums. Tax credits for students IRAs (see Individual retirement arrangements (IRAs)) Itemized deductions Changing from standard to itemized deduction (or vice versa), Changing your mind. Tax credits for students Choosing to itemize, Who Should Itemize Married filing separately, Married persons who filed separate returns. Tax credits for students When to itemize, When to itemize. Tax credits for students ITINs (Individual taxpayer identification numbers), Taxpayer identification numbers for aliens. Tax credits for students J Joint return test, Joint Return Test, Joint Return Test (To Be a Qualifying Child) Joint returns, Married Filing Jointly, Nonresident alien or dual-status alien. Tax credits for students Dependents on, Joint return. Tax credits for students Personal exemption, Joint return. Tax credits for students K Kidnapped children Qualifying child, Kidnapped child. Tax credits for students Qualifying relative, Kidnapped child. Tax credits for students Widow(er) with dependent child, Death or birth. Tax credits for students L Life insurance premiums, Do Not Include in Total Support Local income taxes, itemized deductions, Electing to itemize for state tax or other purposes. Tax credits for students Local law violated, Local law violated. Tax credits for students Lodging, Lodging. Tax credits for students Losses, rental real estate, Rental activity losses. Tax credits for students M Marital status, determination of, Marital Status Married dependents, filing joint return, Joint Return Test, Joint Return Test (To Be a Qualifying Child) Married filing jointly (see Joint returns) Married filing separately, Married Filing Separately Changing method from or to itemized deductions, Changing your mind. Tax credits for students Exemption for spouse, Separate return. Tax credits for students Itemized deductions, Married persons who filed separate returns. Tax credits for students Married taxpayers, Married Filing Jointly (see also Joint returns) Age 65 or older spouse, standard deduction, Higher Standard Deduction for Age (65 or Older), Spouse 65 or Older or Blind Blind spouse, standard deduction, Higher Standard Deduction for Blindness, Spouse 65 or Older or Blind Dual-status alien spouse, Nonresident alien or dual-status alien. Tax credits for students Filing status, Married persons. Tax credits for students Medical insurance premiums, Medical insurance premiums. Tax credits for students Medical savings accounts (MSAs, effect on filing requirements (Table 3), Table 3. Tax credits for students Other Situations When You Must File a 2013 Return Medicare taxes, not support, Do Not Include in Total Support Member of household or relationship test, Member of Household or Relationship Test Mexico, resident of, U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students citizen or resident alien. Tax credits for students , Citizen or Resident Test, Child in Canada or Mexico. Tax credits for students Military (see Armed forces) Missing children, photographs of in IRS publications, Reminders Multiple support agreement, Multiple Support Agreement N National of the United States, U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students national. Tax credits for students Nonresident aliens, Nonresident aliens. Tax credits for students Dependents, Taxpayer identification numbers for aliens. Tax credits for students Exemptions, Nonresident aliens. Tax credits for students Joint return, Nonresident alien or dual-status alien. Tax credits for students Spouse, Nonresident alien spouse. Tax credits for students Taxpayer identification number, Taxpayer identification numbers for aliens. Tax credits for students O Overseas taxpayers, U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students Citizens or Resident Aliens Living Abroad P Parent, claiming head of household for, Special rule for parent. Tax credits for students Parents who never married, Parents who never married. Tax credits for students Parents, divorced or separated, Children of divorced or separated parents (or parents who live apart). Tax credits for students Penalty, failure to file, Who Must File Personal exemption, Personal Exemptions Photographs of missing children in IRS publications, Reminders Publications (see Tax help) Puerto Rico, residents of, Residents of Puerto Rico Q Qualifying Child, Qualifying Child Relative, Qualifying Relative Surviving spouse, Qualifying Widow(er) With Dependent Child Widow/widower, Qualifying Widow(er) With Dependent Child R Recapture taxes, Table 3. Tax credits for students Other Situations When You Must File a 2013 Return Relationship test, Relationship Test, Member of Household or Relationship Test Relative, qualifying, Qualifying Relative Remarriage after divorce, Divorce and remarriage. Tax credits for students Rental losses, Rental activity losses. Tax credits for students Residency test, Residency Test S Same-sex marriage Filing status, Same-sex marriage. Tax credits for students Scholarships, Earned income. Tax credits for students , Scholarships. Tax credits for students , Gross income defined. Tax credits for students , Do Not Include in Total Support , Earned income defined. Tax credits for students Self-employed persons Filing requirements (Table 3), Table 3. Tax credits for students Other Situations When You Must File a 2013 Return Gross income, Self-employed persons. Tax credits for students Separate returns (see Married filing separately) Separated parents, Children of divorced or separated parents (or parents who live apart). Tax credits for students Separated taxpayers Filing status, Considered married. Tax credits for students , Married persons living apart. Tax credits for students Living apart but not legally separated, Considered married. Tax credits for students Personal exemption, Divorced or separated spouse. Tax credits for students Signatures, joint returns, Signing a joint return. Tax credits for students Single taxpayers Filing status, Unmarried persons. Tax credits for students , Single Gross income filing requirements (Table 1), Table 1. Tax credits for students 2013 Filing Requirements Chart for Most Taxpayers How to file and forms, How to file. Tax credits for students Personal exemption, Your Own Exemption Social security and Medicare taxes Reporting of (Table 3), Table 3. Tax credits for students Other Situations When You Must File a 2013 Return Support, not included in, Do Not Include in Total Support Social security benefits, Social security benefits. Tax credits for students Social security numbers (SSNs) for dependents, Social Security Numbers for Dependents Spouse Deceased, Spouse died. Tax credits for students , Spouse died before signing. Tax credits for students , Death of spouse. Tax credits for students Dual-status alien spouse, Nonresident alien or dual-status alien. Tax credits for students Exemption for, Your Spouse's Exemption Innocent spouse relief, Relief from joint responsibility. Tax credits for students Nonresident alien, Nonresident alien spouse. Tax credits for students Signing joint returns, Signing a joint return. Tax credits for students Surviving (see Surviving spouse) SSNs (see Social security numbers (SSNs) for dependents) Standard deduction, What's New, Standard Deduction, Married persons who filed separate returns. Tax credits for students Married filing jointly, Married Filing Jointly State or local income taxes, Electing to itemize for state tax or other purposes. Tax credits for students Stillborn child, Stillborn child. Tax credits for students Students Defined, Student defined. Tax credits for students Foreign, Foreign students' place of residence. Tax credits for students Support test Qualifying child, Support Test (To Be a Qualifying Child) Qualifying relative, Support Test (To Be a Qualifying Relative) Surviving spouse Death of spouse (see Death of spouse) Gross income filing requirements (Table 1), Table 1. Tax credits for students 2013 Filing Requirements Chart for Most Taxpayers Single filing status, Widow(er). Tax credits for students Widow(er) with dependent child, Qualifying Widow(er) With Dependent Child, How to file. Tax credits for students , Death or birth. Tax credits for students T Tables and figures, Keeping Up a Home, Worksheet 2. Tax credits for students Worksheet for Determining Support (see also Worksheets) Filing requirements Dependents (Table 2), Table 2. Tax credits for students 2013 Filing Requirements for Dependents Gross income levels (Table 1), Table 1. Tax credits for students 2013 Filing Requirements Chart for Most Taxpayers Other situations requiring filing (Table 3), Table 3. Tax credits for students Other Situations When You Must File a 2013 Return Tax help, How To Get Tax Help Tax returns Amended (see Form 1040X) Filing of (see Filing requirements) Joint returns (see Joint returns) Who must file, What's New, Who Must File, Filing Requirements for Most Taxpayers, Who Should File Tax-exempt income, Tax-exempt income. Tax credits for students Taxes, not support, Do Not Include in Total Support Temporary absences, Temporary absences. Tax credits for students , Temporary absences. Tax credits for students Tiebreaker rules, Tiebreaker rules. Tax credits for students Tips, reporting of (Table 3), Table 3. Tax credits for students Other Situations When You Must File a 2013 Return Total support, Total Support Tuition, benefits under GI Bill, Tuition payments and allowances under the GI Bill. Tax credits for students U U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students citizen or resident, Citizen or Resident Test U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students citizens filing abroad, filing requirements Filing requirements, U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students Citizens or Resident Aliens Living Abroad U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students national, U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students national. Tax credits for students U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students possessions, income from, Individuals With Income From U. Tax credits for students S. Tax credits for students Possessions Unmarried persons (see Single taxpayers) W Welfare benefits, Support provided by the state (welfare, food benefits, housing, etc. Tax credits for students ). Tax credits for students What's New, What's New Widow/widower (see Surviving spouse) Worksheets Exemption Phaseout, Worksheet 3. Tax credits for students Worksheet for Determining the Deduction for Exemptions Head of household status and cost of keeping up home, Keeping Up a Home Support test, Worksheet 2. Tax credits for students Worksheet for Determining Support Prev  Up     Home   More Online Publications