Taxes

Senior/Retiree Tax Tips 2009

We’ve seen some good coverage of tips on taxes for seniors and retirees lately. We’ve picked a number of good ones that cover a range of topics. Some of them address filings for this year (2009) and some have to do with strategies for 2009 and beyond. If you have tax questions you need help […]


Three Tips for Senior Citizens from the IRS

The Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) website provides three tips for senior citizens for filing their taxes. Standard Deduction – If you and your spouse are 65 years of age or older and you do not itemize your deductions, you can get a higher standard deduction amount.  “You can get an even higher standard deductions amount if either […]


Know a Senior That Needs Help With Tax Preparation?

I have enough angst over filing my own taxes, so I was glad to see that AARP offers a program for helping with tax help. AARP Tax-Aide claims to be the nation’s largest, free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service. They serve low- and middle-income taxpayers with special attention to those ages 60 and older. […]