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If a couple is married anytime dureing the year are the

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If a couple is married anytime dureing the year are the required to file a joint return or married and seperate? but not single.

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The couple was married is Sept but think they can file as single for the year.

Accountant's Assistant: Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?

No they are living together.

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Your marital status on December 31 determines your filing status. If you are married on December 31 you can only file jointly or separately, but not single. If you are single or legally separated on December 31 you can file single or head of household but you cannot file jointly.

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