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I an very scared My husband and I have been filing head of household he claims one child I claim twins

Accountant's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

We are together Live in same house I told Him next year we need to file married sperate We have to geton track the right page I don't want to go to jail or lose our kids cause of non sense This year makes 10 years of marriage the twins are 8 and daughter is 14 can irs penalties destroy us I make 49000 and he makes 85000

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Hi there:

If you were married as of the end of your tax year, your options are to file married/join and married/separate (only). You should select one of those for 2015 and also consider amending any earlier returns with the wrong filing status claimed.

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