Who Is Required to File a Pennsylvania Tax Return?

Unsure about whether you need to file a Pennsylvania state tax return? Let’s get you on the right track. Pennsylvania residents, part-year residents and nonresidents must file a state tax return if one of the following applies:

  • Your Pennsylvania gross taxable income exceeds $33 even if no taxes are due.
  • You had a loss from any transaction as an individual, sole proprietor, partner in a partnership or PA S corporation shareholder. Partnerships are not supported by ezTaxReturn.com at this time.

Do I have to file a tax return as a minor?

Yes, being a minor does not mean you are exempt from filing taxes. Pennsylvania teenagers who meet either of the filing requirements listed above must file a tax return even if claimed as a dependent. If claimed as a dependent, then the parent/guardian must file the return on their behalf.

What form do I need to file Pennsylvania state taxes?

Pennsylvania residents use form PA-40 to file their Pennsylvania income tax return.

What is the filing deadline for my Pennsylvania income tax return?

The filing deadline for Pennsylvania tax returns is April 15, 2024. If you requested an extension, the due date is October 15, 2024.

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