Publication 554, Tax Guide for Seniors, is a publication of the Internal Revenue Service available online and in print, according to the IRS. This guide for tax year 2014 features information on filing requirements for seniors and rules regarding taxable and non-taxable income.
Publication 554 contains information on adjustments to income, deductions and credits that affect senior taxpayers, notes the IRS. In addition, it discusses who must make estimated tax payments and points seniors to the Taxpayer Advocate Service for specialized help with senior tax issues.
Taxpayers can access the publication in its entirety on the IRS website. They can also order print copies of the publication from the IRS for free. Taxpayers can order the forms over the phone and have them shipped to their home.