New 2018 Standard Mileage Rate
Beginning on Jan. 1, 2018, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:
2017 Tax Information
7 brackets: 10%, 15%, 25%, 28%, 33%, 35%, and 39.6%. The tax you owe depends on your income level and filing status. The personal exemption amount is $4,050 (same as 2016). Standard Deductions:
Married Filing Jointly $12,700
Married Filing Separately $6,350
Head of Household $9,350
Qualifying Widow(er) $12,700
There is an additional standard deduction for elderly or blind taxpayers, which is $1,250 for tax year 2017. The additional standard deduction amount increases to $1,550 if the individual is also unmarried and not a qualifying widow(er).
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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (beginning Jan. 1 2018 through Dec. 31, 2025) highlights: