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Standard deduction for married filing jointly with one dependent child

is the amount 12600 or 13850?
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Jimesa
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Standard deduction for married filing jointly with one dependent child

The 2016 Standard Deduction for a Married Filing Joint return is $12,600. If you are claiming a child then you may qualify for additional Credits however your Standard Deduction amount won't change.

jerry2000
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Standard deduction for married filing jointly with one dependent child

2016 Standard Deduction
Taxpayer under 65, not claimed as a dependent
$6,300 for Single
$12,600 for Married Filing Jointly, or Qualifying Widow(er) with dependent child
$9,300 for Head of Household
$6,300 for Married Filing Separately
For over 65 or blind, add $1,250 for each instance or add
$1,550 each instance if single and not a surviving spouse.

The standard deduction is not affected by how many dependents you have, only your age, blindness, and filing status

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