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A MARRIED COUPLE LIVING IN THE STATE OF TEXAS GOT A FINAL DIVORCE

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A MARRIED COUPLE LIVING IN THE STATE OF TEXAS GOT A FINAL DIVORCE IN MAY OF 2015. LIVING IN A COMMUNITY STATE HOW DO THE SPOUSES ALLOCATE INCOME AND DEDUCTIONS THAT THEY INCURRED UP TO THE DATE OF THE DIVORCE FOR TAX PURPOSES??
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Robin D. replied 11 months ago.
HelloUp to the date of the divorce they split income and taxes withheld then after the date they only claim their own.If they lived a part all year they can disregard the income splitting. They may report their own income and deductions they paid during the year.