How to File a State Income Tax Return


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How many states do not impose state tax on earned income?

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1. If Catherine has $50,000 in income with 2 dependents (4,000 for exemption) and uses a standard deduction of $9,250. What is Catherine's adjusted gross income (AGI)?

2. How many state income tax returns can you file a year.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet, you will be tested on your ability to recognize facts about state income tax returns and to solve problems regarding adjusted gross income and exemptions. The quiz can be accessed at any time, on any device, and taken as many times as you would like.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To successfully answer the questions in this quiz, you must:

  • Tell how many states do not impose a state income tax
  • Determine the adjusted gross income (AGI)of a tax filer based on given information
  • Relate how many state income tax returns one can file per year
  • Solve a problem regarding a tax filer's exemptions, marital status and number of children
  • State the deadline one has to file a state income tax return

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on state income tax returns
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve AGI and exemption practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how many states do not have an income tax and how many state income tax returns can be filed in a year
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to relate what the deadline is for filing state income tax returns

Additional Learning

You can read more details about this subject by using the lesson titled, How to File a State Income Tax Return. The lesson covers:

  • What state income taxes are used to fund
  • The form to be completed to determine if you are exempt from filing a state income tax return
  • The definition of a tax deduction
  • Examples of tax calculations
  • Information about tax filing extensions