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Seniors & Retirees

Filing Your Taxes
Everything you need to file your individual federal income tax return.

The Health Care Law: What’s New for Individuals and Families
Most taxpayers will simply need to check a box on their tax return to indicate they had health insurance coverage for all of 2014. For any month during the year that you or any of your dependents don’t have minimum essential coverage and don’t qualify for a coverage exemption, you will need to make an individual shared responsibility payment with your tax return.

Tax Scams/Consumer Alerts
The IRS urges taxpayers not to fall victim to tax scams. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

Life Events That May Have Tax Consequences for Seniors and Retirees
Some events in the lives of seniors and retirees may affect their tax responsibilities. This page contains links to more information.

Tips for Seniors in Preparing their Taxes
Here are some helpful hints for seniors as they prepare their taxes.

Frequently Asked Questions for Seniors
This page highlights places to go for answers to questions frequently asked by seniors.

Publications for Older Americans
A list of publications and forms that address tax issues for retirees and senior citizens.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 27-Mar-2015