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Welcome to JustAnswer!

My name is ***** ***** I will be able to assist you today.

My deepest condolences for your lost.

You are able to file Married Filing Jointly for 2017.

For the two years following the passing of your spouse, if you have a dependent child and meet all of the requirements listed below, you can use the filing status “qualifying widow(er) with dependent child.”

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