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BILL, SINGLE, contracts. A writing by which one person or more, promises to another or others, to pay him or them a sum of money at a time therein specified, without any condition. It is usually under seal; and when so, it is sometimes, if not commonly, called a bill obligatory. (q. v.) 2 S. & R. 115.
     2. It differs from a promissory note in this, that the latter is always payable to order; and from a bond, because that instrument has always a condition attached to it, on the performance of which it is satisfied. 5 Com. Dig. 194; 7 Com. 357.

SINGLE. By itself, unconnected.
     2. A single bill is one without any condition, and does not depend upon any future event to give it validity. Single is also applied to an unmarried person; as, A B, single woman. Vide Simplex.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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For single taxpayers, the phaseout range began at $118,000 and ended at $133,000; for married filing jointly, the range was $ 186,000-$ 196,000, again giving a significant advantage to those who were single.
The base amount used to figure the credit must also be reduced: (1) for nontaxable pension or disability benefits received under social security, railroad retirement and certain other nontax laws; and (2) by one-half of the amount by which adjusted gross income exceeds $7,500 for single taxpayers, and $10,000 for married taxpayers filing jointly.
(42) As was last year, single taxpayers with an adjusted gross income (AGI) of $65,000 or less and married filing jointly taxpayers with an AGI of less than $130,000 will be able to deduct $4000 for higher education tuition and fees.
If the country does not differentiate in a provision between married and single taxpayers, then this is indicated by the phrase "No difference between married and single taxpayers".
Rates for single taxpayers are higher than those for marrieds, whether you file jointly or married filing separately.
And the maximum taxable income subject to the 10% tax rate has increased to $7,000 for single taxpayers and married taxpayers filing separately ($14,000 for married taxpayers filing jointly and qualifying widowers).
New Jersey had six rates that topped out at 6.37 percent for single taxpayers making more than $75,000.
Phasing in over the next several years, this Act offers a handful of provisions that will alleviate the marriage tax penalty; provisions that will effectively treat married filers the way they treat two single taxpayers. This article discusses some of its key provisions.
Taxpayers (6) that are affected by the marriage relief provisions generally fall into two categories: single taxpayers and married individuals filing joint returns.
A new 10 percent tax bracket applies to taxable income up to $6,000 for single taxpayers, $10,000 for head of households and $12,000 for joint returns retroactive to January 1, 2001.
4810 would 1) raise the standard deduction for married couples who file jointly to twice the amount for single taxpayers, and 2) allow more couples to become eligible for the earned income tax credit.