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How are taxes handled if their is a legal maritial seperation ? We have not filed taxes jointly for two years, but each our own tax returns.
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Dear XXXXX,

 

It is your choice, generally, on how to handle them - although separated, you can still file jointly if that works about better for you. It may be a good idea to run the numbers as joint,then separately, to see which saves you the most.

 

 

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