Asked by Dbrunman  |  Submitted January 25, 2018

What is the standard deduction for married filing a joint return and both people are over age 65?

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January 29, 2018

For 2017, the standard deduction for a couple with the filing status of Married Filing Jointly is $12,700. For each person aged 65 or older, there is an additional $1,250 allowed, bringing the total standard deduction for 2017 to $15,200.

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