2011 Standard Deduction and Exemption Amounts:
Single or Married Filing Separate = $5,800
Married Filing Joint = $11,600
Head of Household = $8,500
The additional standard deduction allowed for blind taxpayers and senior citizens is $1,150 if married filing joint and $1,450 if single.
The personal exemption amount is $3,700
I hope this helps you with your tax preparation. As always, give our office a call if we can be of service to you. 770-478-7424