1. We are not currently in CA, as I am in training in Washington DC for the next several months.
2. There are no plans to physically return to CA in the coming months for any extended period of time.
3. While we filed CA state income tax, we did not pay any CA tax as a result of our living out of the country continuously throughout the last two tax years. This is part of the CA tax code.
4. This would be an uncontested divorce.
*I work in DC and we live in Arlington, VA.
*Will probably be here less than six months total.
*Wife is living with me here.
*After DC/VA I will be out of the country again.
*My wife may be moving out of the country as well at that point.
*BotXXXXX XXXXXne is that we may be living in DC/VA for less than 6 months and then both out of the country again.
I'm sorry perhaps I'm not understanding something.
We would like to file in CA if possible but our job situation does not allow for us to be in the USA for any extended period. Moving with two kids to NV is not feasible as well.
I imagine this kind of thing occurs with other military, govt types who are out of the country for long periods.
Since we file taxes in CA and have assets and mailing address there, is there no way for us to file in CA without going back and living there? I'm not saying one or both of us couldn't go for a short trip to file, but we can't just pick up and move there for any extended period.
I am Foreign Service (diplomat) with the Department of State.
We have not voted in local or state elections. The last time we voted was the presidential election in 2008 in CA. However, I believe that we are both registered to vote in CA.
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