If the student is earning money, they have to file income tax regardless of student status.
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A single taxpayer earningat least $10,350 Puryear is required to file an income tax return regardless of whether he is a student. You may want to file a tax return in order to receive a tax refund count from your wages. A self-employed person turning at least $400 and gross income is required to file a tax return
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If a student earns more than the amount of his standard deduction ($6300) and his personal exemption (assuming he is not claimed as a dependent on parents tax return) $4050, then he is required to file an income tax return, He may also want to file a return even it he earns less in order to claim any refund he may be entitled to for taxes withheld or refundable tax credits, and to be able to prove he filed a tax return for the year in question for other reasons.
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