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Thanks Phil

me: Why $6400 for 2 personal exemptions in 2005 when 1 of them was 65+, and AGI under the phaseout amount?

you: Because age doesn't affect personal exemptions. It affects the standard deduction.


me: I sort of figured I was confused about something. But that was really stupid. Sheesh.

Thanks a lot ... Lethean

ps There'll probably be more questions off and on as I work through this (2005 - 2008), but I'll use the same thread. OK? Contains the background info.

I tend to work on it. Then drop it for a while (tired of it/avoid?). Pick it up again months later. Forget things. Start over.

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