Do I need to file a U.S. tax return?

By H&R Block

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Summary: All U.S. citizens and green card holders who meet the minimum income requirements below are required to file a tax return regardless of where they live.

Expat Taxes - Do I need to file a U.S. tax return?

All U.S. citizens and green card holders who meet the minimum income requirements below are required to file a tax return regardless of where they live.

Even if all of your income is earned in a foreign country, you already paid foreign tax, or you are a dual-resident, you may still need to file a U.S. tax return. You would be required to file a U.S. tax return for 2012 if your total income for the year was more than:

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Sep 14, 2014 22:23

The article fails to clarify relevant amountsf for social security benefits recipients, which most of us retired americans are.

First Published: Jun 20, 2013

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