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Seniors & Retirees

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.

Are Your Social Security Benefits Taxable?
How much, if any, of your social security benefits are taxable depends on your total income and marital status.

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.

Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)
Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)

IRA FAQs
General information about Individual Retirement Arrangements.

Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions for Individuals and Families
Starting in 2014, the Individual Shared Responsibility provision calls for each individual to either have minimum essential health coverage for each month, qualify for an exemption, or make a payment when filing his or her federal income tax return.

What is My Filing Status?
Determine your filing status: Single, Head of Household, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately or Qualifying Widow(er) with Dependent Child.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 12-Nov-2014