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Hi. Please let me know what is the standard deduction on the 1040 form for 2017 for a single person with no dependents. This is for a friend. This is in California. Thank you.
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I hold a law degree, with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, an MBA in finance, a BBA, and CFP & CRPS (Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist) designations, as well - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security/Medicare, estate, corporate, non-profit, and tax advice, since 1986.

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The act increased the standard deduction through 2025 for individual taxpayers to $24,000 for married taxpayers filing jointly, $18,000 for heads of household, and $12,000 for all other individuals. The additional standard deduction for elderly and blind taxpayers was not changed by the act.

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SO for a single filer, 12,000.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Ok good. So this applies to 2017 also? Thanks.

No, the standard deduction or 2017 for a single filer is 6350

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Sorry mis-read the question (LOTS of questions about the tax law change)

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For 2017, single filer is 6350

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