Older adults have special tax situations and benefits. Understand how that affects you and your taxes.

Get general information about how to file and pay taxes, including many free services, by How to file your taxes: step by step.

Special interest to older adults

Determine if your retirement income is taxable

Use the Interactive Tax Assistant to get retirement income information including pensions, IRAs and Social Security

Social Security and railroad retirement benefits

Retirement plans: Pensions and Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)