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Standard Deduction 2007

Below is the standard deduction for 2007.

For most taxpayers, the 2007 standard deduction amounts are shown in the following chart.

Tax filing status
2007 standard deduction
single or married filing separately $5,350
married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) with dependent child $10,700
Head of Household $7,850

The above standard deduction for 2007 cannot be used if:

  • the taxpayer was born before January 2, 1943 or if
  • the taxpayer is blind, or if
  • someone else can claim an exemption for the taxpayer or his or her spouse in case of married filing jointly.

When the above criteria are satisfied, use the standard deduction for 2007 as shown below instead.

Standard deduction 2007 for the blinds or people born before Jan 2, 1943

Check the correct number of boxes below, then use the chart.

Standard Deduction 2007

Filing status
the number of boxed checked
Standard deduction 2007
Single

1

2

$6,650

$7,950

Married filing joingly or Qualifying widow(er) with dependent child

1

2

3

4

$11,750

$12,800

$13,850

$14,900

Married filing separately

1

2

3

4

$6,400

$7,450

$8,500

$9,550

Head of Household

1

2

$9,150

$10,450

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