Seniors & Retirees
Tips for Seniors in Preparing their Taxes
Check here for tips on common pitfalls for seniors to watch for when preparing their individual tax returns.
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.
e-file Filing Options
Everyone can e-file, and everyone can e-file Individual tax returns for free
Tax Scams/Consumer Alerts
Don't fall victim to tax scams. Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Tax Facts for Seniors with a Change in Marital Status
Death, divorce, marriage . . . the tax rules you thought you knew may change.
Information for filing your 2012 federal tax return.
FAQs for Seniors
This page lists questions some seniors may have in completing their tax returns.
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.
Publications for Older Americans
Here's a list of publications and forms that address tax issues for retirees and seniors.
Products for Older Americans
This page contains links to several IRS products of interest to older Americans.
Tax Counseling for the Elderly
The Tax Counseling for the Elderly Program provides free tax help to people aged 60 and older.