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2014 standard deductions

Filing status

Standard deduction amount

(1)

Single (and can be claimed as a dependent on another taxpayer's federal return)

$  3,100

(1)

Single (and cannot be claimed as a dependent on another taxpayer's federal return)

$  7,800

(2)

Married filing joint return

$15,650

(3)

Married filing separate return

$ 7,800

(4)

Head of household (with qualifying person)

$10,950

(5)

Qualifying widow(er) with dependent child

$15,650

 

Updated: December 11, 2014