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How will you be filing? Jointly or Separately?

I always file separately.

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A_Renee

Asked by A_Renee at 3:13 PM on Jan. 14, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • Mainly jointly but this year its gonna be separate.
    sweetpea1217

    Answer by sweetpea1217 at 3:14 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • Single head of household.
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 3:16 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • whichever yields the biggest return.
    serioussifL

    Answer by serioussifL at 3:18 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • Hoping jointly.
    keisha613

    Answer by keisha613 at 3:25 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • he's filing head of household
    angevil53

    Answer by angevil53 at 3:27 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • Always jointly. My husband did them both ways a couple years ago and it was amazing the difference!
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 3:37 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • wow, if you are married and you file jointly you are missing out on a lot of additional credits. But if you must you must I guess : /
    DomoniqueWS

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 4:10 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • Jointly. For most people filing jointly means fewer taxes. It's not always the case, but it usually is.

    If you're uncertain file it both ways (don't send both in) and see which one gives you the least tax liability.
    Erica_Smerica

    Answer by Erica_Smerica at 6:50 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • Separate.
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 8:13 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • There are advantages and disadvantages on filing either way, it just depends on the couple.


    Read the following. Marriage and Filing Your Federal Tax Return

    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 11:27 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

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