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Standard Deduction and Tax Computation
This is the first of eight lessons that cover the Tax and Credits section of the return. You will learn how to subtract the appropriate standard deduction from the taxpayers' adjusted gross income to figure their taxable income.
Use the interview techniques and tools discussed in the Standard Deduction lesson; also use Publication 4012, Deductions tab.
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