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What is the amount a tax payer is exempt of an 80 year and

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What is the amount a tax payer is exempt of an 80 year and a 78 year old couple filing seperately or also jointly?
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Submitted: 7 years ago.
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Expert:  TaxMomNJ replied 7 years ago.

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Anyone filing separate must file a return and may have taxable income if they have over $3,650 of income. For married filing joint, it is $20,400 for the two of you that are both over 65. These are the amounts for 2009. They will change for 2010 and, likely, every year after.

 

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