Publication 17: Chapter 1

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 31

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A quiz for those who want to learn IRS Publication 17


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the two requirements that must be met in order to include Social Security Benefits in your income?
  • 2. 
    Define Gross Income:
  • 3. 
    What two things must be true in order for you to file a return for a decedent?
  • 4. 
    You must file a federal income tax return if you are a citizen of the United States or are a resident of Puerto Rico and you meet the filing requirements for any of the following categories that apply to you:
    • A. 

      Individuals in general

    • B. 

      Dependents

    • C. 

      Certain children under the age of 19 or full-time students

    • D. 

      Self-employed or an Alien

    • E. 

      All of thee above

  • 5. 
    If you are a US citizen or resident, whether you must file a return depends on three factors:1.  Your gross income2.  Your filing status3.
  • 6. 
    If your self employed, your gross income includes the amount on
  • 7. 
    What depends on whether you are single or married and on your family situation.  (Hint:  Its determined on the last day of your tax year, which is December 31)
    • A. 

      Filing Status

    • B. 

      Child dependent care credit

    • C. 

      Basis or Property

    • D. 

      Interest income

  • 8. 
    A dependent child is responsible for filing their own tax return unless they are unable to due to certain circumstances such as age,
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If you are 65 at the end of the year, you generally have a lower amount of gross income than other tax filers. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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