Standard Deduction

Standard Deduction for the Blind and Those Over Age 65

Standard Deduction for the Blind and Those Over Age 65

The Standard Deduction is the amount every taxpayer can deduct from their income, and with the changes to the tax law, more taxpayers than ever will now be taking the Standard Deduction. A lesser known fact about the Standard Deduction, however, is it can be increased for those over age 65 or who are blind.