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twhite12
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We only have social security benefits and a pension . none of us worked. do we have to file

does a pension count as income and do we have to file a 2018 return
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KimC1
New Member

We only have social security benefits and a pension . none of us worked. do we have to file

The answer to this would depend on how much you earned through those means together. For more information please reference the below answer: 

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3299920

Coleen3
Intuit Alumni

We only have social security benefits and a pension . none of us worked. do we have to file

Yes, your pension is income. You have a filing requirement. If your income is over the filing requirement, then yes, you must file.

Single 

  • Under 65 $12,000
  • 65 or older $13,600

Married filing jointly

  • Under 65 (both spouses) $24,000
  •  65 or older (one spouse) $25,300
  •  65 or older (both spouses) $26,600

Married filing separately

  • Any age $5

Head of household 

  • Under 65 $18,000
  •  65 or older $19,600

Qualifying widow(er) with dependent child

  • Under 65 $24,000
  •  65 or older $25,300

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