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Free 2011 tax filing Publication 501 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Free 2011 tax filing Tax questions. Free 2011 tax filing Useful Items - You may want to see: What's New Who must file. Free 2011 tax filing   In some cases, the amount of income you can receive before you must file a tax return has increased. Free 2011 tax filing Table 1 shows the filing requirements for most taxpayers. Free 2011 tax filing Exemption amount. Free 2011 tax filing  The amount you can deduct for each exemption has increased. Free 2011 tax filing It was $3,800 for 2012. Free 2011 tax filing It is $3,900 for 2013. Free 2011 tax filing Exemption phaseout. Free 2011 tax filing  You lose at least part of the benefit of your exemptions if your adjusted gross income is above a certain amount. 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