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Vita free tax preparation Publication 554 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New Reminders IntroductionVolunteer Income Tax Assistance and Tax Counseling for the Elderly. Vita free tax preparation Ordering forms and publications. Vita free tax preparation Tax questions. Vita free tax preparation What's New Alternative minimum tax exemption increased. Vita free tax preparation  The AMT exemption amount has increased to $51,900 ($80,800 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er); $40,400 if married filing separately). Vita free tax preparation Earned income credit. Vita free tax preparation  The maximum amount of income you can earn and still get the credit has increased. Vita free tax preparation You may be able to take the credit if you earn less than: $14,340 ($19,680 if married filing jointly), do not have a qualifying child, and are at least 25 years old and under 65, $37,870 ($43,210 if married filing jointly), and you have one qualifying child, $43,038 ($48,378 if married filing jointly), and you have two qualifying children, or $46,227 ($51,567 if married filing jointly), and you have three or more qualifying children. Vita free tax preparation For more information, see Earned Income Credit , later. Vita free tax preparation Exemption phaseout. Vita free tax preparation  You lose at least part of the benefit of your exemptions if your adjusted gross income is above a certain amount. Vita free tax preparation For 2013, the phaseout begins at $150,000 for married individuals filing separate returns; $250,000 for single individuals; $275,000 for heads of household; and $300,000 for married individuals filing joint returns or qualifying widow(er)s. Vita free tax preparation For more information, see Phaseout of Exemptions in Publication 501. Vita free tax preparation Limit on itemized deductions. Vita free tax preparation   Beginning January 1, 2013, itemized deductions for taxpayers with adjusted gross incomes above $150,000 may be reduced. Vita free tax preparation See Overall limitation , later. Vita free tax preparation Medical and dental expenses. Vita free tax preparation   Beginning January 1, 2013, taxpayers 65 and older can deduct only the part of their medical and dental expenses that exceed 7. Vita free tax preparation 5% of their adjusted gross income (10% for taxpayers under 65). Vita free tax preparation Same-sex marriages. Vita free tax preparation  If you have a same-sex spouse whom you legally married in a state (or foreign country) that recognizes same-sex marriage, you and your spouse generally must use the married filing jointly or married filing separately filing status on your 2013 return, even if you and your spouse now live in a state (or foreign country) that does not recognize same-sex marriage. Vita free tax preparation For more information, see Publication 501. Vita free tax preparation Reminders Future developments. Vita free tax preparation  For the latest information about developments related to Publication 554, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Vita free tax preparation irs. Vita free tax preparation gov/pub554. Vita free tax preparation Tax return preparers. Vita free tax preparation  Choose your preparer carefully. Vita free tax preparation If you pay someone to prepare your return, the preparer is required, under the law, to sign the return and fill in the other blanks in the Paid Preparer's area of your return. Vita free tax preparation Remember, however, that you are still responsible for the accuracy of every item entered on your return. Vita free tax preparation If there is any underpayment, you are responsible for paying it, plus any interest and penalty that may be due. Vita free tax preparation Sale of home by surviving spouse. Vita free tax preparation  If you are an unmarried widow or widower, you may qualify to exclude up to $500,000 of any gain from the sale or exchange of your main home. Vita free tax preparation For more information, see Sale of Home , later. Vita free tax preparation Third party designee. Vita free tax preparation  You can check the “Yes” box in the Third Party Designee area of your return to authorize the IRS to discuss your return with your preparer, a friend, family member, or any other person you choose. Vita free tax preparation This allows the IRS to call the person you identified as your designee to answer any questions that may arise during the processing of your return. Vita free tax preparation It also allows your designee to perform certain actions. Vita free tax preparation See your income tax return instructions for details. Vita free tax preparation Employment tax withholding. Vita free tax preparation  Your wages are subject to withholding for income tax, social security tax, and Medicare tax even if you are receiving social security benefits. Vita free tax preparation Photographs of missing children. Vita free tax preparation  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Vita free tax preparation Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Vita free tax preparation You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. Vita free tax preparation Introduction The purpose of this publication is to provide a general overview of selected topics that are of interest to older taxpayers. Vita free tax preparation The publication will help you determine if you need to file a return and, if so, what items to report on your return. Vita free tax preparation Each topic is discussed only briefly, so you will find references to other free IRS publications that provide more detail on these topics if you need it. Vita free tax preparation Table I has a list of questions you may have about filing your federal tax return. Vita free tax preparation To the right of each question is the location of the answer in this publication. Vita free tax preparation Also, at the back of this publication there is an index to help you search for the topic you need. Vita free tax preparation While most federal income tax laws apply equally to all taxpayers, regardless of age, there are some provisions that give special treatment to older taxpayers. Vita free tax preparation The following are some examples. Vita free tax preparation Higher gross income threshold for filing. Vita free tax preparation You must be age 65 or older at the end of the year to get this benefit. Vita free tax preparation You are considered age 65 on the day before your 65th birthday. Vita free tax preparation Therefore, you are considered age 65 at the end of the year if your 65th birthday is on or before January 1 of the following year. Vita free tax preparation Higher standard deduction. 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