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Old Dec 15th 2005, 3:00 pm
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Ok, I know this is a dumb question, and I think the answer is yes but I'm asking anyway.

Hy hubby is a permanent resident and he worked a short term job where the total income was under $100 (revolving door job, but that's another story).

All income is claimed in taxes, no matter how small right? Can I still use the joint filing form? Just want to confirm the best route based on this.

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Old Dec 15th 2005, 3:27 pm
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Originally Posted by jcapulet
Ok, I know this is a dumb question, and I think the answer is yes but I'm asking anyway.

Hy hubby is a permanent resident and he worked a short term job where the total income was under $100 (revolving door job, but that's another story).

All income is claimed in taxes, no matter how small right? Can I still use the joint filing form? Just want to confirm the best route based on this.

Thank ya
What a dumb question! LOL

And yes, joint 1040 form!
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Old Dec 15th 2005, 3:28 pm
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Originally Posted by jcapulet
Ok, I know this is a dumb question, and I think the answer is yes but I'm asking anyway.

Hy hubby is a permanent resident and he worked a short term job where the total income was under $100 (revolving door job, but that's another story).

All income is claimed in taxes, no matter how small right? Can I still use the joint filing form? Just want to confirm the best route based on this.

Thank ya
Joint File even if he made zero, you get more back!

And remember, there is no such thing as a dumb question, just dumb people
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Old Dec 15th 2005, 3:28 pm
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Originally Posted by jcapulet
Ok, I know this is a dumb question, and I think the answer is yes but I'm asking anyway.

Hy hubby is a permanent resident and he worked a short term job where the total income was under $100 (revolving door job, but that's another story).

All income is claimed in taxes, no matter how small right? Can I still use the joint filing form? Just want to confirm the best route based on this.

Thank ya
Aren't you an American chick? Don't you know about all this?

He's saying he only earned less than $100, eh? I say he kept the rest of the pay for himself....

I think you should have a serious discussion with your hubby...
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Old Dec 15th 2005, 3:34 pm
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Aren't you an American chick? Don't you know about all this?

He's saying he only earned less than $100, eh? I say he kept the rest of the pay for himself....

I think you should have a serious discussion with your hubby...
I told my wife I made $12.76 last year...she didnt beleive me
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I told my wife I made $12.76 last year...she didnt beleive me
Couldn't she believe anyone would pay you that much?
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Old Dec 15th 2005, 7:13 pm
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Joint File even if he made zero, you get more back!
Yes, that's what we've been doing (before he got his PR). I just have this feeling the restaurant won't send him his w2 forms...apparently they hire/replace a new person every few days for the front host position...sounds like a lot of forms they have to mail out and I don't trust them...they seem a bit shifty.
And remember, there is no such thing as a dumb question, just dumb people
Erm..thanks, I think?
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Aren't you an American chick? Don't you know about all this?

He's saying he only earned less than $100, eh? I say he kept the rest of the pay for himself....

I think you should have a serious discussion with your hubby...
Yea I'm American but it's his only income so far since we've been married, so I just wanted to check about it
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Originally Posted by Angry White Pyjamas
I told my wife I made $12.76 last year...she didnt beleive me
She probably thinks the same thing as Philgr, that no one would pay you that much....
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Originally Posted by jcapulet
She probably thinks the same thing as Philgr, that no one would pay you that much....
I feel slightly picked upon. And this being the season of goodwill to all men etc.
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Old Dec 15th 2005, 7:31 pm
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Hy hubby is a permanent resident and he worked a short term job where the total income was under $100 (revolving door job, but that's another story).
Didn't he get dizzy?
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Old Dec 15th 2005, 7:41 pm
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Originally Posted by Angry White Pyjamas
I feel slightly picked upon. And this being the season of goodwill to all men etc.
Hey I am just observing I wish you tons and tons of goodwill!

But did you really make that much last year??
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Yea I'm American but it's his only income so far since we've been married, so I just wanted to check about it
You don't have to claim/file if you made under $500 in any given year. If they send the W2 then claim it..... if not you're still not breaking any laws. It will (literally) only make a difference of pennies on your return.
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Didn't he get dizzy?
Did I say revolving door? I mean evolving door....
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Originally Posted by Leslie66
You don't have to claim/file if you made under $500 in any given year. If they send the W2 then claim it..... if not you're still not breaking any laws. It will (literally) only make a difference of pennies on your return.
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