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I am in USA and having issues with my wife and are not

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I am in USA and having issues with my wife and are not living together from last few days.
As the tax date is comming closer i am worried.
my question is we husband and wife used to file together before.
but now she is angry on me and got me arrested i dont know if she will ever come back to me.
what should i do should i independently apply for my tax returns?
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Financial Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 20 days ago
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Financial Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 20 days ago

If you were married on Dec 31st of 2017 you have two options:

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(1) Married Filing jointly, and

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(2) Married Filing Separately

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And, so sorry, but unless you have her signature you can file a joint return (and NEITHER can she if she doesn't have yours).

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Financial Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 20 days ago

P.S. - If you can get her to give you permission to electronically file (Esignature) then you might want to point out to her that the standard deduction is much higher and the married filing jointly rates are much lower.

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SO if you CAN agree on filing jointly, the net result will be better (less taxes/higher refund between the two of you)

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