How do I prepare a joint federal return and separate state returns?

Created by Shubha Bisht, Modified on Wed, 24 Jan at 3:31 PM by Shubha Bisht

Generally, the filing status you use at the federal level will be the same filing status at the state level. However, each state has their own rules regarding this topic, where some states allow you to file separately despite your federal return being filed jointly. Check your state’s rules to see your options.


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