Deduction for personal exemptions suspended For 2018, you can’t claim a personal exemption deduction for yourself, your spouse, or your dependents. (The personal exemption amount will appear as zero in the OLT software)
The personal exemption for tax year 2017 remains $4,050. However, the exemption is subject to a phase-out. You lose at least part of the benefit of your exemptions if your adjusted gross income (AGI) is above a certain amount. For 2017, the phaseout begins at the following amounts.