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Mark Taylor, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
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My fiance and I are getting married before the end of the

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Hi, my fiance and I are getting married before the end of the year. I would like to know the tax implications.
JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: We're in NYS. From what I understand we can file jointly for 2016 even if we married at the end of the year.
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Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Mark Taylor replied 1 month ago.

Hi, my name is Mark. I will be happy to help you with your questions. You are correct that if you are married by the end of the year you would be able to married filing joint. If you file a joint return you would combine your income and deductions to determine your taxable income.

Expert:  Mark Taylor replied 1 month ago.

You would have the option of filing married filing jointly or married filing separately. If you file jointly you would combine your income and deductions, if you file separately you would of course keep your income and deductions separate.