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My 17 year old daughter had a 2016 job (her first) and has a W2 with reported earned income of $1010.00. I am filed as single head of household. How do I file for her?

 
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CaitlinF
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My 17 year old daughter had a 2016 job (her first) and has a W2 with reported earned income of $1010.00. I am filed as single head of household. How do I file for her?

If your unmarried dependent's W-2 earnings exceed his/her standard deduction  ($6,300 in 2016), they should file their own return and report the W-2 on their return.

But even if your dependent didn't earn enough to be required to file, s/he may want to file a return to recover any withholdings.

Here's more info on filing taxes as a dependent

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3302185

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CaitlinF
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My 17 year old daughter had a 2016 job (her first) and has a W2 with reported earned income of $1010.00. I am filed as single head of household. How do I file for her?

If your unmarried dependent's W-2 earnings exceed his/her standard deduction  ($6,300 in 2016), they should file their own return and report the W-2 on their return.

But even if your dependent didn't earn enough to be required to file, s/he may want to file a return to recover any withholdings.

Here's more info on filing taxes as a dependent

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3302185

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