How to File a Federal Income Tax Return


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Which form do you use if you sold a house and you made $120,000 the past year?

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1. In which section do you write down the taxes that were withheld from your paychecks?

2. Which Filing Status do you choose if you are divorced?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Work through our quiz and worksheet to test your knowledge of how to file a federal income tax return. Some topics you will need to understand for the multiple-choice quiz include different tax forms and filing taxes after getting a divorce.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Look at these materials to assess your knowledge of:

  • Who is able to use Form 1040EZ
  • The type of status to file if you take care of two children alone
  • The filing status to use if you're divorced
  • Correct form if you sold a house and made over $100,000 from it
  • The section where you write down the taxes that were withheld from your paychecks

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on taxes
  • Information recall - recall the information you gained about who is able to use the 1040EZ form
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding filing taxes if you are single with children and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Keep learning about this process with the lesson titled How to File a Federal Income Tax Return. In this lesson, you'll cover these additional topics:

  • Choosing the correct filing status
  • Different types of tax forms
  • How to fill out a 1040 form