topic Can I file for a standard deduction? in Deductions & credits https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/can-i-file-for-a-standard-deduction/01/484385#M62005 Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:53:12 GMT lmartin77 2019-06-05T00:53:12Z Can I file for a standard deduction? https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/can-i-file-for-a-standard-deduction/01/484385#M62005 Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:53:12 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/can-i-file-for-a-standard-deduction/01/484385#M62005 lmartin77 2019-06-05T00:53:12Z Yes.  Everyone gets the Standard Deduction unless their I... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/yes-everyone-gets-the-standard-deduction-unless-their-i/01/484391#M62007 Yes.&nbsp;&nbsp;Everyone gets the Standard Deduction unless their Itemized Deductions are more.&nbsp;&nbsp;Turbo Tax automatically gives it to you as soon as start. Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:53:14 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/yes-everyone-gets-the-standard-deduction-unless-their-i/01/484391#M62007 VolvoGirl 2019-06-05T00:53:14Z Yes, unless you enter itemized deductions in excess of th... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/yes-unless-you-enter-itemized-deductions-in-excess-of-th/01/484395#M62008 <P>Yes, unless you enter itemized deductions in <I>excess</I> of the Standard Deduction, TurboTax will automatically choose the Standard for your filing status.</P><P>Beginning on your 2018 Tax Return,&nbsp;the&nbsp;<I><B>Standard Deduction</B></I>&nbsp;has been increased to the following amounts based on your filing status:</P><UL> <LI>Single/Married File Separate- $12,000</LI> <LI>Head of Household- $18,000</LI> <LI>Married Filing Joint- $24,000</LI> </UL> Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:53:15 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/yes-unless-you-enter-itemized-deductions-in-excess-of-th/01/484395#M62008 Rachel_W 2019-06-05T00:53:15Z Re: Yes, unless you enter itemized deductions in excess of th... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/re-yes-unless-you-enter-itemized-deductions-in-excess-of-th/01/980964#M110843 <P>I asked the "How do I choose the Standard Deduction?" I know I don't have enough deductions to require itemized so I prefer to optout. This is a simple question but you, instead of a direct answer, talk about how you automatically do that, the difference between standard and itemized, how to switch from standard to itemized, and several other topics which don't answer my question. You mention how easy it is to switch from standard to itemized and vice versa, but you don't say how. What is the answer to my question?&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> Mon, 13 Jan 2020 15:20:35 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/re-yes-unless-you-enter-itemized-deductions-in-excess-of-th/01/980964#M110843 11081099 2020-01-13T15:20:35Z Re: Yes, unless you enter itemized deductions in excess of th... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/re-yes-unless-you-enter-itemized-deductions-in-excess-of-th/01/980971#M110844 <P><LI-USER uid="371214"></LI-USER>&nbsp;The software&nbsp;<EM>automatically</EM> uses the standard deduction--you do not have to do anything to choose it.&nbsp; Unless you "force" itemized deductions or have enough itemized deductions to exceed your standard deduction you will get the standard deduction without lifting a finger to choose it.&nbsp; See line 9 on your Form 1040.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>And---this is a public web site.&nbsp; Everyone can see it.&nbsp; Return to your post and click those three little blue dots on the upper right so you can edit out your name and personal information.&nbsp; Luckily the filter already removed your email address.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="p1"><SPAN class="s1"><STRONG>2019 Standard Deduction Amounts</STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class="p2">&nbsp;</P> <P class="p1"><SPAN class="s1">Single $12,200 <SPAN class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp; </SPAN>(+ $1650 65 or older)</SPAN></P> <P class="p1"><SPAN class="s1">Married Filing Separate<SPAN class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp; </SPAN>$12,200 <SPAN class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp; </SPAN>(+ $1300 if 65 or older)</SPAN></P> <P class="p1"><SPAN class="s1">Married Filing Jointly $24,400 <SPAN class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp; </SPAN>(+ $1300 for each spouse 65 or older)</SPAN></P> <P class="p1"><SPAN class="s1">Head of Household $18,350<SPAN class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp; </SPAN>(+ $1650 for 65 or older)</SPAN></P> <P class="p1"><SPAN class="s1">(Also + $1650 if legally blind)</SPAN></P> Mon, 13 Jan 2020 00:16:48 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/re-yes-unless-you-enter-itemized-deductions-in-excess-of-th/01/980971#M110844 xmasbaby0 2020-01-13T00:16:48Z
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<P>Yes, unless you enter itemized deductions in <I>excess</I> of the Standard Deduction, TurboTax will automatically choose the Standard for your filing status.</P><P>Beginning on your 2018 Tax Return,&nbsp;the&nbsp;<I><B>Standard Deduction</B></I>&nbsp;has been increased to the following amounts based on your filing status:</P><UL> <LI>Single/Married File Separate- $12,000</LI> <LI>Head of Household- $18,000</LI> <LI>Married Filing Joint- $24,000</LI> </UL>
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<P>I asked the "How do I choose the Standard Deduction?" I know I don't have enough deductions to require itemized so I prefer to optout. This is a simple question but you, instead of a direct answer, talk about how you automatically do that, the difference between standard and itemized, how to switch from standard to itemized, and several other topics which don't answer my question. You mention how easy it is to switch from standard to itemized and vice versa, but you don't say how. What is the answer to my question?&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P>
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<P><LI-USER uid="371214"></LI-USER>&nbsp;The software&nbsp;<EM>automatically</EM> uses the standard deduction--you do not have to do anything to choose it.&nbsp; Unless you "force" itemized deductions or have enough itemized deductions to exceed your standard deduction you will get the standard deduction without lifting a finger to choose it.&nbsp; See line 9 on your Form 1040.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>And---this is a public web site.&nbsp; Everyone can see it.&nbsp; Return to your post and click those three little blue dots on the upper right so you can edit out your name and personal information.&nbsp; Luckily the filter already removed your email address.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="p1"><SPAN class="s1"><STRONG>2019 Standard Deduction Amounts</STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class="p2">&nbsp;</P> <P class="p1"><SPAN class="s1">Single $12,200 <SPAN class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp; </SPAN>(+ $1650 65 or older)</SPAN></P> <P class="p1"><SPAN class="s1">Married Filing Separate<SPAN class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp; </SPAN>$12,200 <SPAN class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp; </SPAN>(+ $1300 if 65 or older)</SPAN></P> <P class="p1"><SPAN class="s1">Married Filing Jointly $24,400 <SPAN class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp; </SPAN>(+ $1300 for each spouse 65 or older)</SPAN></P> <P class="p1"><SPAN class="s1">Head of Household $18,350<SPAN class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp; </SPAN>(+ $1650 for 65 or older)</SPAN></P> <P class="p1"><SPAN class="s1">(Also + $1650 if legally blind)</SPAN></P>
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