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I would like to stop filing a married joint return and go…

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I would like to stop filing a married joint return and go back to filing married single return. my wife has my return and wants to file jointly we have filed an extention 4868.

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What else do you need to know. other she wants to file with a joint $ 500,000.00 deduction . And I have not recieved any of the capital gain.

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I don't know. other we have been living a part for 13 years. l

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Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 7 months ago
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Hi. My name's Lane. You can either fille as married filing jointly or married filing separately. Filing as single isn't an option unless you divorce or the marriage ends in death or annulment.

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But yes, you can CERTAINLY file as married filing separately - by simply checking that box on the return

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Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 7 months ago

Hi - I tried to accept the call offer but there was an error of some sort on my end

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The question how can I get my tax return from my wife's CPA. And block the joint return.
Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 7 months ago

The call popped up and I tried again ... but same thing happened... Maybe you can get with customer service amd U can get with the professional moderators (the folks I can deal with) and we can see what's going on.

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Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 7 months ago

I you haven't signed the return, or the electronic submission form, then the ONLY way they can file it is to forge your name

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Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 7 months ago

If you beat them to the punch and file your separate return (no signature needed from her) that that effectively blocks it

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Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 7 months ago

All you'll need is her Social Security number

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Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 7 months ago

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I hold a law degree (J.D.), with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, an MBA in finance, a BBA, and CFP & CRPS (Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist) designations, as well - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security/Medicare, estate, corporate, non-profit, and tax advice on three continents since 1986.

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