There is no exact time frame for when a person must file taxes unless his income is above a certain threshold. Consult the tax forms for the appropriate year or the IRS website for information on whether income is high enough to require filing.Continue Reading
It is recommended to file a tax return every year to avoid fees and penalties if the filer is likely to owe money. The IRS is more likely to search for a company or business owner rather than an ordinary citizen because businesses are more likely to owe taxes.
The IRS has recommended filing every year whether a person owes taxes or not because the IRS sometimes owes him money. After three years a tax refund is unable to be claimed.Learn more about Taxes