It could be that you don’t need to file a US expat return, but then you should not meet the following thresholds.
|Single (younger than 65 years)||$12,200|
|Single (65 years or older)||$13,600|
|Married filed jointly (both under 65 years)||$24,000|
|Married filed jointly (both 65 years or over)||$26,600|
|Married Filed Separately, any age||$5|
|Head of Household (under 65 years)||$18,000|
|Head of Household (65 years or over)||$19,600|
|Qualifying widow(er) (under 65 years)||$24,000|
|Qualifying widow(er) (65 years or over)||$25,300|
Please be noted that there is an exception for self-employment income. If anyone has income of $400 from self-employment, it should file a US federal income tax return.
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