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Did the standard deductions change for this tax season? I thought for someone filing single the SD would be 12000 vs the 6350?

 
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Did the standard deductions change for this tax season? I thought for someone filing single the SD would be 12000 vs the 6350?

No.  The standard deductions will change for your 2018 tax return that you will file in 2019

2017 Standard Deductions

Single    $6350  (65 or older + $1550)

Married Filing Separately   $6350  (65 or older +  $1250)

Married Filing Jointly           $12,700  (65 or older + $1250@)

Head of Household $9350  (65 or older + $1550)

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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Level 15

Did the standard deductions change for this tax season? I thought for someone filing single the SD would be 12000 vs the 6350?

No.  The standard deductions will change for your 2018 tax return that you will file in 2019

2017 Standard Deductions

Single    $6350  (65 or older + $1550)

Married Filing Separately   $6350  (65 or older +  $1250)

Married Filing Jointly           $12,700  (65 or older + $1250@)

Head of Household $9350  (65 or older + $1550)

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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Did the standard deductions change for this tax season? I thought for someone filing single the SD would be 12000 vs the 6350?

Thank you! Very helpful!
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