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My mother is 87 years old and is not in the best of health.

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Does a person who reaches...
My mother is 87 years old and is not in the best of health.
Does a person who reaches this age still have to pay taxes?
Thanks for any assistance.
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Unfortunately, age is not an element as to whether or not a person has to file an income tax return and pay taxes. Rather, it's whether or not the person, no matter how old, makes sufficient income to require the filing of a return. You can determine whether or not your mother has to file by checking the following link: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i1040gi.pdf

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