My Standard Deduction was 7,900. for 2017. What will it be for 2018. What will the Standard Deduction be if you were born prior to Jan 2, 1953?
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poen030
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My Standard Deduction was 7,900. for 2017. What will it be for 2018. What will the Standard Deduction be if you were born prior to Jan 2, 1953?

 
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DanO
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My Standard Deduction was 7,900. for 2017. What will it be for 2018. What will the Standard Deduction be if you were born prior to Jan 2, 1953?

The standard deductions for 2018 will be:

Single                                                                                 $12,000

Married Filing Jointly & Surviving Spouse                          $24,000

Married Filing Separately                                                   $12,000

Head of Household                                                            $18,000

If you are age 65 or over, blind or disabled, you can add on

$1,300 to your standard deduction - $1,600 for unmarried taxpayers.

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