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Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled at a Glance

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A credit for taxpayers:

  • aged 65 or older OR retired on permanent and total disability and received taxable disability income for the tax year; AND
  • with an adjusted gross income OR the total of nontaxable Social Security, pensions annuities or disability income under specific limits

The credit ranges between $3,750 and $7,500.

More Information

Publication 524, Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled


Related Forms

Schedule R (Form 1040A or 1040), Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled (PDF)


Related Publications

Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax - Chapter 33, Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled

Publication 554, Tax Guide for Seniors - Chapter 5, Credits


Tools

Do I Qualify for the Credit for the Elderly or Disabled?

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 23-Nov-2016