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<My understanding is that MFJ taxpayers over 65, blind or disabled will each be able to add $1300 to their standard deduction.>

I just want to clarify this point since very few things about taxes are ever as simple as they may sound on the surface.

Is one's official filing age determined by your age at the end of the tax year? Put another way, if one turns 65 sometime during 2018, are they considered to be 65 for the entire tax year?

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