Will the standard deduction increase in 2021?

Congress nearly doubled the standard deduction in the 2018 tax year and mandated that it be increased each year for inflation. The standard deduction for the 2021 tax year is $12,550 for single taxpayers, up $150 from 2020, and $25,100 for married couples, up $300 from 2020.May 18, 2021

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