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When Does a Senior Citizen on Social Security Stop Filing Taxes?
The IRS requires you to file a tax return when your gross income exceeds the sum of the standard deduction for your filing status plus one exemption amount. These filing rules still apply to senior citizens who are living on Social Security benefits. If you are a senior, however, you don't count your Social Security income as gross income. If Social Security is your sole source of income, then you don't need to file a tax return. Read more…
When to Use Tax Form 1099-R: Distributions From Pensions, Annuities, Retirement, etc.
You should receive a copy of Form 1099-R, or some variation, if you received a distribution of $10 or more from your retirement plan. Read more…
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