Why are they asking this information?
This question asks how much you (and your spouse) had paid in income taxes.
How to answer this question / fill out this section
Depending which form you used to file your tax return, here is where you can find where these figures are located within the form:
- IRS Form 1040: Subtract line 46 from line 56 and enter the total
- IRS Form 1040A: Subtract line 36 from line 28 and enter the total
- IRS Form 1040EZ: Use Line 10