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If you are over the age of 65 or blind, yes you receive a higher standard deduction (you cannot itemize). It is $7850 if born before Jan. 2, 1951. See link: https://www.irs.gov/publications/p17/ch20.html#en_US_2015_publink1000283781
as opposed to $6300 for a younger taxpayer. See also publication 554 IRS: https://www.irs.gov/publications/p554/ch04.html
So to answer your question, yes you are right and will receive a higher standard deduction in 2015.
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