What was standard deduction in 2012?

What was standard deduction in 2012?

Basic standard deduction

Filing status
Year Single Married filing separately
2013 $6,100 $6,100
2012 $5,950 $5,950
2011 $5,800 $5,800

What is the standard deduction for single filers?

The amount of your standard deduction depends on the filing status you qualify for. In 2020 for example, single taxpayers and married taxpayers who file separate returns can claim a $12,400 standard deduction.

What kind of deductions can I claim?

In general, you can deduct qualified, unreimbursed medical expenses that are more than 7.5% of your adjusted gross income for the tax year. (How it works.) You may deduct up to $10,000 ($5,000 if married filing separately) for a combination of property taxes and either state and local income taxes or sales taxes.

How are standard deductions organized for Married Filing Separately?

Below, find standard deductions organized by tax return filing status, age, and an extra deduction amount if the taxpayer is legally blind. As married filing separately, if one spouse itemizes deductions, the other spouse can not claim the standard deduction.

What are the standard deductions for single taxpayers?

Sample 3: As a dependent, if you have taxable income of $15,000, then you claim the standard deduction for single taxpayers of $12,400 and pay tax on the remaining $2,600. As a nonresident alien and dual-status alien, you are not allowed to claim the standard deduction and must itemize deductions in order to claim tax deductions on Form 1040NR.

How much is the standard deduction for 2013?

Standard Deduction Amounts Year Married filing jointly and surviving spo Married filing separately Head of household filers Single filers 2012 $11,900 $5,950 $8,700 $5,950 2013 $12,200 $6,100 $8,950 $6,100 2014 $12,400 $6,200 $9,100 $6,200 2015 $12,600 $6,300 $9,250 $6,300

Are there limits to standard deductions for dependents?

Limits to the Standard Deduction. Dependents: Your standard deduction may be reduced if you are claimed as a dependent on another person’s tax return. If you were another person’s dependent during a Tax Year, your standard deduction will generally be limited to the greater of $1,050 or your earned income plus $350.

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